Bat Buds

BCI’s Adopt-a-Bat program offers a fun way to introduce the young and the young-at-heart to the world of bats. When you adopt a bat, you will receive:

  • a plush stuffed bat toy!
  • an official adoption certificate
  • complete species profile information for the bat of your choice

Your support helps BCI preserve and protect bats around the world!

Adopt-a-Bat plush toys stacked in a pile.

Please Note

Cost
$30 per bat (free shipping in U.S., $10 everywhere else)
Approximate wing size of toy
12 inches
Suitable for children
3+ years of age
Symbolic
You will not receive a live bat

Special Offer

For only $25 more (total of $55), you can adopt any one of the below bats plus become a BCI member!
Please note that this offer is reserved for first-time members.

A  membership includes:

  • a subscription to BCI’s BATS magazine
  • a subscription to BCI’s e-newsletter
  • an invitation to Bracken Cave for you and three guests
  • the knowledge that you are furthering the conservation of bats!
  • For frequently asked membership questions, go here.

Where does my contribution go?

When you contribute to Bat Conservation International, you help fund:

  • Research to combat White-nose Syndrome and help decimated bat populations recover from this devastating disease
  • Focused research and conservation efforts to minimize bat fatalities at wind-energy sites
  • Education projects to correct the myths and misinformation that produce senseless violence against these wonderfully beneficial animals
  • Protection of caves and abandoned mines that provide essential homes for bats, and the conservation of key forest habitats worldwide
  • Many other critical bat conservation initiatives around the world

Tax Deduction Statement: Under U.S.A. Internal Revenue Service guidelines, the estimated value of the benefits you receive by becoming a BCI member, including BATS magazine, is not considered substantial; therefore, the full amount of your payment is a deductible contribution.

You can adopt a:

  • Bechstein’s Bat
  • Mexican Free-tailed Bat
  • Florida Bonneted Bat
  • Nimba Myotis Bat
  • And our newest addition, a Jamaican Flower Bat!

Adopt your new Bat Friend today

Our newest adoptee, the Jamaican Flower Bat.