Bats

About Bats (Real Media)

Using a Bat Detector (Real Media)

Finding Bats (Real Media)


Cotton bollworm
Most bats feed on insects such as the cotton bollworm moth, which is one of America's most costly agricultural pests.
(© Brian Keeley, Bat Conservation International; all rights to this image reserved; educational use is permitted.)


Red bat
This beautiful Eastern Red Bat is one of Texas' 31 bat species.
(© Merlin Tuttle, Bat Conservation International; all rights to this image reserved; educational use is permitted.)


Ghost-faced bat
The Ghost-faced Bat is probably Texas' strangest looking bat.
(© Merlin Tuttle, Bat Conservation International; all rights to this image reserved; educational use is permitted.)


Mexican Free-tailed bat
Mexican Free-tailed Bats are common throughout Texas. They live in bridges, buildings, parking garages, and bat houses in most cities.
(© Merlin Tuttle, Bat Conservation International; all rights to this image reserved; educational use is permitted.)



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