Ukrainian Bat Rehabilitation Center

The largest-scale project of bat conservation, research and outreach in Eastern Europe.

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23,500 rescued bats
13 species
217 localities

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About bats

Bats are one of the most unique mammals. All Ukrainian species are listed in the Red Data Book of Ukraine. All of them are insectivorous.

Bats play key role in ecosystems – regulate amount of insects. In tropical regions they pollinate plants and spread the seeds.
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You’ve found a bat. What should you do?

Summer A bat has flown into your apartment/house at night 1. Do not be afraid. Indeed, for the most people, it is unexpected to see a bat so closely. But… Continue reading

You’ve found a bat. What should you do?

Ukrainian Bat Box

First in Ukraine! Bats do not build nests, and in nature they do not have enough roosts. Thus, you can help the animals by setting up summer bat boxes for… Continue reading

Ukrainian Bat Box

Buy the merch – save bats!

Our artists create unique merch with pictures of Ukrainian bats. All funds will be used for bat rescue and rehabilitation.

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Photo gallery

Bat colonies collector

The aim of this citizen science project is to collect the data on bat colonies in Ukraine for further conservation.

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Recent posts

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Rivne zoo – our new partner

It’s been our dream for quite some time that people all over Ukraine would act friendly to bats and would assist these animals’ survival in urban environment. This is why… Continue reading

Rivne zoo – our new partner
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Noctule bat gave birth

The life is going on nevertheless of war. One of our noctule bat on life-long rehabilitation gave birth!She was injured ( necrosis of third wing finger and inflamation of left… Continue reading

Noctule bat gave birth
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IFAW supports us

The world leading animal welfare organizations support us these days! We are thrilled to announce that International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) provide us rapid special grant! We are very… Continue reading

IFAW supports us
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We rescued almost 1000 bats which were under fire

Dear our friends, followers, supporters and colleagues!We have brilliant news! On 24 of March, finally, we reached the Feldman Ecopark area and rescued nearly 1000 bats; those bats that we… Continue reading

We rescued almost 1000 bats which were under fire
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Help us at Betterplace.me

Dear all of our followers, friends and colleagues, we are normal, alive and not injured. Thank to our friends in Germany, France and Swiss: Anja Schnappauf, Jasna Franziska Weiser-Vennhaus, Marcus… Continue reading

Help us at Betterplace.me
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Bat release during the war in Ukraine

“You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince Dear our Friends,These days we got plenty of messages with warm words of support… Continue reading

Bat release during the war in Ukraine
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3000 bats are already rescued this winter!

We have reached the mark of 3000 BATS transferred to the Rehabilitation Center this winter! On 8 of February we were again informed about a colony of bats found during… Continue reading

3000 bats are already rescued this winter!