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Recent observations

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What

Townsend's Big-eared Bat Corynorhinus townsendii

Observer

sd_batboy

Date

January 28, 2015 01:29 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Banner, CA

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

eligarciapadilla

Date

July 24, 2010

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

eligarciapadilla

Date

July 24, 2010

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

eligarciapadilla

Date

July 24, 2010

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

lupra

Date

March 3, 2009 12:59 PM CST

Tags

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Observer

joaqugarte

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

Cueva caliente compartida con Mormoópidos y otros Phyllostómidos

Photos / Sounds

Observer

joaqugarte

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

Cueva caliente compartida con otros Mormoópidos y Phyllostómidos

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

joaqugarte

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

En una cueva caliente con otras especies de Mormoópidos y Phyllostómidos

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

joaqugarte

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

En una cueva caliente con otras especies de Mormoópidos y Phyllostómidos

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mormoops blainvillii Mormoops blainvillei

Observer

joaqugarte

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

En una cueva caliente con otras especies de Mormoópidos y Phyllostómidos

Photos / Sounds

Observer

joaqugarte

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

En una cueva caliente con otras especies de Mormoópidos y Phyllostómidos

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

joaqugarte

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

Cueva caliente compartida con otras especies de Phyllostómidos y Mormoópidos

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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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