Bat Species


Today I found out that White-Nose Syndrome(WNS) was found in Texas, which is home to Bracken Cave, a huge bat hibernating colony. WNS was found on three species of bats that were hibernating in north-east Texas; two of these bats, the Townsend’s Big-Eared bat and the Cave Myotis, were thought to be one of the bats […]

WNS is Found in Texas


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The Philippine Tube-Nosed bat (Nyctimene rabori) I think is very pretty and like nothing I have ever seen. It has a characteristic of having a wide dark stripe down the center of its back. The Philippine Tube-Nosed bat, is only found in the Philippines on the three specific islands of Cebu, Negros, and Sibuyan; however, […]

The Philippine Tube-Nosed Fruit Bat


The Ghost bat (Macroderma gigas) is the largest member of the false vampire bat family (Megadermatidae). I think that Ghost bats are really adorable! These bats live across Australia, from rainforest areas to more arid areas. They mostly roost alone, and they eat small animals or large insects. Ghost bats are named after their whitish head, ears, wing […]

The Ghost Bat



The Bumblebee bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai) is the smallest bat as well as the smallest mammal in the world. This bat’s common name is the Bumblebee bat but its other name is the Kitti’s Hog-Nosed bat. These bats are extremely small; they are approximately 1 inch in length, and their weight is less than two grams! They live […]

The Bumblebee Bat


This is the Honduran White Bat or a Tent Making Bat, it is the most adorable bat you will probably ever find. If you are afraid of bats, this one will make your heart melt. These bats are 3.7-4.7 cm long, and they live in leafs. The picture shows that on the midrib of the leaf the bats nibbled some of […]

Honduran White Bats


The Florida Bonneted bat or formerly known as Wagner’s Mastiff bat, was thought to be extinct, but in December of 2015 local researchers found a colony of eleven Florida Bonneted bats in a tree in Big Cypress Natural Preserve. The Florida Bonneted bat was put on the federally endangered list in 2013, this species is of special […]

The Florida Bonneted Bat