• Question: Why do bats sleep upside down

    Asked by arichdon to Renata, Suzanne on 28 Jun 2013.
    • Photo: Suzanne Harvey

      Suzanne Harvey answered on 28 Jun 2013:

      I had to look this one up, it looks no one knows for sure! One theory is that it’s good for them to fly away quickly if a predator attacks them during the day when they’re sleeping.

      The good news is that they don’t pee upside down, which is something I always wondered about!