Many bat species live deep in caves and only come out at night to feed or forage for food. Of course, many of our ancient ancestors also lived in caves and had the kind of long hair that was known for getting tangled by a stray bat. This coupled with the fact that they fly so fast and silently has created an archetypal fear in human beings that holds strong even in the modern age. So, it’s no wonder why so many people decorate their porches on Halloween and festoon their haunted houses with fake bats just like this one.
In nature, live bats use echo locations to find their way around and detect their favorite prey. Most of these bats are small and hard to notice. Though see this fake bat won’t be an issue at all. It has an enormous wingspan of 15-inches and is made from special costume-prop materials to give it hyper authenticity.