Mammals Chiroptera in the Best of the Web Directory

Mammals Chiroptera

African Wildlife Foundation: Bat

Explores physical characteristics, categories, differences in types, related images, quick facts, habitat, social structure, behavior, diet, predators, and threats.

Animal Diversity: Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus)

Furnishes photographs, geographic regions and habitats, physical features, parenting, behavior, diet, and predation.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: Bats

Lists overview, Sonoran specimens, description, range, habitat, and life history for various species of bats.

Bats in the Desert Southwest

Offers classification, range, related species, description, habitat, breeding, and conservation information.

Bats: Chiroptera

Provides range, groups, features, habitats, diet and feeding habits, periods of activity, senses, roosting, hibernation, interaction with humans, and conservation status.

Brazilian Free-tailed Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis)

Looks at status, description, life history, habitat, distribution, threats, and ongoing recovery.

Gambian Epauletted Fruit Bat (Epomophorus gambianus)

Animal Diversity Web features range, habitat, description, lifespan, behavior, reproduction, diet, and status.

Large-eared Sheath-tailed Bat (Emballonura dianae)

Animal Info factsheet lists characteristics, locations, source of common name, population trend, taxonomy, threats, habitat, birth rate, and social structure.

Lesser Short-tailed Bat (Mystacina tuberculata)

Covers conservation status, characteristics, endemic range of subspecies, common habitat, impact on the ecosystem, threats, and protection in New Zealand.

Mouse-Tailed Bats: Rhinopomatidae

Family details include world locations, general habitat, benefit to people, status, features, size, diet, behavior, and breeding. Offers an account of one species.

Old World Fruit Bats: Pteropodidae

Contains individual species accounts, locations, habitat variety, common diet, categories, size, senses, feeding habits, harems, ecosystem interaction, threats, and status.

Organization for Bat Conservation: Kids Page

Features bat and moth game, coloring pages, tips for a bat garden, exhibit locations, and key terms.

Slit-Faced Bats: Nycteridae

Species account accompanies Family details, including primary range, usual habitat, types of diet, source of name, physical characteristics, social behavior, and parenting.

Species Account: Noctilio leporinus

Research paper relates range, characteristics, diet, adaptations, hunting, and reproductive cycle for Bulldog Bats.

Western Barbastelle (Barbastella barbastellus)

Describes appearance, locations, habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction, and status.

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