Sure, an early encounter with a bat inspired Bruce Wayne's costumed identity, and they undeniably add much-needed ambience to a subterranean lair. However, as Alfred Pennyworth tries to explain in this animated short from Dorkly, keeping thousands of the winged mammals creates some serious problems, not the least of which is the guano the devoted butler must clean from every surface.
"We are running out of Robins rather quickly," he informs the Dark Knight. "They keep coming down with Ebola for some reason."
At this rate, Batman's greatest foes won't be The Joker, The Riddler or Two-Face, but rather the Gotham City Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
(via Laughing Squid)