When a bat sends out a screech, it hits an
object and bounces back as echoes. The bat
hears the echoes and its brain works out a
That caves aren’t the only place for a bat to sleep. They
can also sleep in trees, mines, under bridges, in bushes,
and even in old buildings or barns.
Think McDonald’s Happy Meal
is the place to see the smallest
bats ? Think again!
Meet the bumblebee bat. This
little guy is the world’s
smallest bat, being only 1
Bats like people, usually only have one
baby at a time although on occasion
they’ll have twins.
Pups are born with no hair. They
look tiny and scrawny and pink.They
drink milk from their mother like baby humans
do. They are born with strong legs and claws
so they can keep a hold of there mom.
Bats have hollow bones so they can fly.
Their bones are light enough for them to
• Not only bees drink nectar.
There's a bat called the
Blossom Bat comes to
flowers to drink nectar. • By: Garrett
One of the tropical bats is called Megabats.
It lives in Australia & Africa.
The bat looks like a dog or fox.
Most tropical bats live in Africa or Australia.
Bats that live in
cold climates go
into a period of
time called torpor.
Torpor is a long
A fact about bats
Bats are the only mammals that can
fly. Bats are the only mammals that
can fly because no other warm
blooded animal can fly.
What they eat:
Ghost bats live in Australia. They are carnivores.
Family: Megadermatidae They eat large insects, frogs,
birds, lizards, and small
Where they roost:
They roost in caves, old mine tunnels, and in deep cracks
Disturbance from humans and loss of habitat from
The Malayan Flying Fox rests in trees &
feeds on fruit and nectar
The Malayan Flying Fox can reach
a wingspan of 6 feet.
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