Do bats carry the west nile virus ?
Bats feast on mosquitoes that carry the deadly virus west nile. Bats do not transmit the virus back to mosquitoes; Bats do not transmit the west nile virus. Is it true you can get rabies from bats. Bats have been misunderstood for centuries. Just mentioning the word “bat” conjures up myths of them getting stuck in peoples hair and being infested with rabies. Neither of which is true. The truth is very small amount of bats carry rabies– less then .5%.