YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Sunday is National Bat Appreciation Day.

This is the time of year that bats begin to emerge from hibernation.

There are over 1,200 known species of bats.

Bats are useful for keeping pests away. Bats, like bees, are also pollinators. Nectar-feeding bats help a variety of plants.

Bats are capable of more. Take the time to learn about bats today.