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    • 翼手目
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    • Pipistrelli
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    • Chiroptera
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    • Bats
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Recent observations

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What

Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

Observer

chris5676

Date

July 7, 2016 10:01 PM EDT

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Evening Bat Nycticeius humeralis

Observer

chris5676

Date

July 18, 2016 10:50 PM EDT

Description

Evening Bat caught during mist netting survey.

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Hoary Bat Lasiurus cinereus

Observer

bryanto

Date

October 9, 2008 09:54 AM MDT

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Miller's Myotis Myotis evotis

Observer

bryanto

Date

August 13, 2008 01:45 AM MDT

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Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat Artibeus jamaicensis

Observer

jorgefig

Date

June 25, 2015 11:02 PM CDT

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Mouse-eared Bats Genus Myotis

Observer

s_d_m

Date

July 24, 2016 07:20 PM PDT

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Long-tongued Bat Choeronycteris mexicana

Observer

arturoc

Date

July 24, 2016 12:08 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

pacof

Date

July 12, 2016 02:16 AM CST

Description

En Paco´s Reserva Natural de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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What

Japanese Pipistrelle Pipistrellus abramus

Observer

yuchingtam

Date

July 16, 2016 12:54 PM HKT

Place

香港 (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis

Date

September 29, 2012 08:11 PM EDT

Description

Bracken Cave

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

rafas_lara

Date

November 15, 2006 02:47 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

New World Leaf-nosed Bats Family Phyllostomidae

Observer

arturoc

Date

July 23, 2016 12:57 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera (/kaɪˈrɒptərə/; from the Greek χείρ - cheir, "hand" and πτερόν - pteron, "wing") whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. By contrast, other mammals said to fly, such as flying squirrels, gliding possums, and colugos, can only glide for short distances. Bats do not flap their entire forelimbs, as birds do, but instead flap their spread-out digits, which are...

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