The Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, California, is using their latest exhibit, Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats, to make people realize that just because bats are black, it doesnt mean theyre evil.
Spokesperson Julie Smith says the dark, creepy creatures have a bad rap for being bloodsucking vermin, but really, theyre good guys.
She says, Bats face a lot of discrimination because theyre black. The fact that they only come out at night and have weird faces with huge nose flaps scares people.
Though Smith assures that there are no bad bats, she does admit that here are a few bad guys in the bat world that give the rest of them a bad name.
She explains, There are some thatve done scary things like bite people, but they usually prefer drinking donkey or pig blood. The vampire bat is a creepy little thing, but its mainly Hollywood thats given it a bad reputation.
Bats runs now until November 2.
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