CREEPY ANIMAL WEEK-DAY 3

CREEPY ANIMAL WEEK- DAY 3

We’ve exploring in the dark to find today’s creepy flying mammal! That’s right we’re off to find a bat! Can you guess which one?

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MEET THE MAURITIAN TOMB BAT!

   Range/Habitat: Central- South Africa/ scrub-savannas

   Diet: Insectivore: insects

   Length/Weight: 2 ¾-3 ½”/ 1 1/16 oz

  Conservation Status: common

 

 

 

Fun Facts:

  • Mauritian Tomb Bats make a variety of vocalizations (not all audible are to humans).
  • They use echolocation to find prey.
  • Mauritian Tomb Bats roosts in trees and buildings.
  • They roost in small groups instead of large colonies.
  • Mauritian Tomb Bats have good eyesight.
  • They are nocturnal (active at night).

Mauritian Tomb Bats are really cool. Well, all bats are really cool if you ask us. Most bats eat insects, some eat fruit and yes there are a few who drink blood! Wow! What’s your favorite thing about bats?

Categories: adventure, Animals, bats, Children, conservation, education, Environment, nature, science, wildlife | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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One thought on “CREEPY ANIMAL WEEK-DAY 3

  1. I like bats because they are furry like me.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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