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The Gallup Bats are the main antagonists of the 1999 American horror film Bats.

A flock of bats has been genetically engineered to be hyper-intelligent and omnivorous to prevent their extinction, but they begin to terrorize the small Texas town of Gallup.

Appearance

The Gallup Bats are large hairless black bats.

Powers and Abilities

The Gallup Bats possess the following powers and abilities:

  • Sharp teeth
  • Flight
  • Echolocation
  • Enhanced intelligence

Fate

The protagonists turn on a nearby cooling unit to lower the mineshaft's temperature and then use explosives to collapse the entrance, trapping the bats inside and freezing them. One bat is shown to have survived, but it is quickly run over by a car.

Trivia

  • The film stars Filipino-American actor Lou Diamond Phillips.

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