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  1. 1. By: Nick, Destiny, Seth, Casey, Kristen, Marie, Taylor, Colton, Garrett, Michaela, Robb, Tony
  2. 2. Echolocation 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 sound picture.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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 inch long!
  5. 5. 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. By: Ashley
  6. 6. Bats have hollow bones so they can fly. Their bones are light enough for them to fly.
  7. 7. • Not only bees drink nectar. There's a bat called the Australian Southern Blossom Bat comes to flowers to drink nectar. • By: Garrett
  8. 8. By: Michaela 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.
  9. 9. Bats that live in cold climates go into a period of time called torpor. Torpor is a long uninterrupted sleep.
  10. 10. 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. By: Tony
  11. 11. What they eat: Ghost bats live in Australia. They are carnivores. Family: Megadermatidae They eat large insects, frogs, birds, lizards, and small mammals. Where they roost: They roost in caves, old mine tunnels, and in deep cracks in rocks. Conservation threats: Disturbance from humans and loss of habitat from agriculture
  12. 12. The Malayan Flying Fox rests in trees & feeds on fruit and nectar The Malayan Flying Fox can reach a wingspan of 6 feet.