For Halloween, Google Makes Bats Appear For Horror Movie Searches

Not happy with just running an interactive Halloween logo today, Google also has an “easter egg” surprise. Searches for some horror movies bring up sleeping bats that fly away with a click.

For example, here’s what appears in a search for “Nightmare On Elm Street,” over the knowledge graph box about the movie:

Click on the bats, and they fly away:

These also appear for other films like “The Shining,” “Halloween 1978″ and Aliens, as you can see below:

 Here’s a video of the bats in flight:

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Also be sure to play with today’s special Google Halloween doodle. Here’s a video of that:

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Found other movies that bring up the bats? Please share them below!

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  • Ludovic LACOSTE

    Works for “a serbian film” too.

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