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A bat is a nocturnal animal. It is a mammal, not a bird. There are about 2000 species of bats and this is a fruit bat which is NOT nocturnal by nature.

Hemprich's long-eared bat (Otonycteris hemprichii), a gleaning insectivore of deserts that is known to feed on scorpions.

Hemprich’s long-eared bat (Otonycteris hemprichii), a gleaning insectivore of deserts that is known to feed on scorpions.

FML... It's war bats! The next one who thinks my house is awesome to fly in... Gets it! Bat #4 beware!!!

Bats save energy by drawing in wings on upstroke

Efficiencies of flapping flight - By folding their wings in toward their bodies on the upstroke, bats use 35 percent less energy and reduce aerodynamic drag, compensating for heavier, more muscular wings.

Greater spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus hastatus)

Greater spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus hastatus) Many thanks to Dina Dechmann for sending me this cute photo! The greater spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus.

desert long-eared bat (Otonycteris hemprichii) | The Featured Creature

Desert long-eared bats eat scorpions, they take repeated stings to .


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