Preyed by cat
Hembra adulta, lactante. del genero Sturnira
Evening bat rescue was observed in East Austin/Cherrywood area.
Approximately 8 bats were spotted at Indio Mountain Research Station. The bats were were all medium sized. They were light brown in color with grayish white bellies. The weather was about 70 degrees and windy.
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...