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Little Brown Bats

  By Clement
Introduction
The little brown bat is sometimes called
little brown myotis.
One of the most common bats in North
America
Sp...
Description
As it's name suggests, its fur is dark
brown and glossy
Typical wingspan is 8.7-10.6 inches
Ears are small and...
Distribution
The little brown bat is found all over North
America from northern Mexico to interior
Alaska.
It is the most ...
Diet
Little brown bats are insectivores, eating
moths, wasps and mosquitoes.
They ecolocate to find their prey
Often they ...
Life cycle
Mating season is in the fall, but
fertilization doesn't happen until spring.
In the spring little brown bats fo...
Social Status
The nursery colonies can get as big as
1000 bats in a cave/forest
Social system
The little brown bat is colonial.
In the summer, females gather in nursery
colonies,
While males roost alone...
Endangered Status
Little brown bats are not considered
 endangered
They also have no conservation
status.


 Little Brown ...
Significance to humans
These voracious insectivores help control
pest insect populations, and also serve as
bio-indicators.
Hibernation
Little brown bats hibernate in September
and October, emerging in April - June.
Range and habitat
The little brown bat's range is a large
portion of North America from Alaska to
Labrador, south into cen...
Communication
Chemical signals, produced by during the
breeding season, play a primary role in
the communication of the li...
Picture!!!
Go Bats!!!!!
Pictures!!!
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Little Brown Bats by Clement

  1. 1. Little Brown Bats By Clement
  2. 2. Introduction The little brown bat is sometimes called little brown myotis. One of the most common bats in North America Species of the genus Myotis Found throughout the world
  3. 3. Description As it's name suggests, its fur is dark brown and glossy Typical wingspan is 8.7-10.6 inches Ears are small and black All teeth are relatively sharp Adult bats are typically 4.6-5.6 ounces
  4. 4. Distribution The little brown bat is found all over North America from northern Mexico to interior Alaska. It is the most abundant bat found in the United States.
  5. 5. Diet Little brown bats are insectivores, eating moths, wasps and mosquitoes. They ecolocate to find their prey Often they use the same route every night. An adult can sometimes fill their stomachs in 15 minutes!
  6. 6. Life cycle Mating season is in the fall, but fertilization doesn't happen until spring. In the spring little brown bats form huge nursery colonies. The female little brown bat gives birth to only one baby. During birth, the female hangs right-side up!
  7. 7. Social Status The nursery colonies can get as big as 1000 bats in a cave/forest
  8. 8. Social system The little brown bat is colonial. In the summer, females gather in nursery colonies, While males roost alone or in small isolated colonies.
  9. 9. Endangered Status Little brown bats are not considered endangered They also have no conservation status. Little Brown bat endangered
  10. 10. Significance to humans These voracious insectivores help control pest insect populations, and also serve as bio-indicators.
  11. 11. Hibernation Little brown bats hibernate in September and October, emerging in April - June.
  12. 12. Range and habitat The little brown bat's range is a large portion of North America from Alaska to Labrador, south into central Mexico.
  13. 13. Communication Chemical signals, produced by during the breeding season, play a primary role in the communication of the little brown bats. Tactile signals synchronize mating.
  14. 14. Picture!!! Go Bats!!!!!
  15. 15. Pictures!!!

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