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  • Bats

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    Bats INTRODUCTION There are an innumerous amount of animal species in the world. They all have adapted and evolved to survive in their surroundings. Some have grown fins, others legs, and still others wings. One of the animals that has grown wings is the bat. The bat is a truly great creature. It has all the characteristics of mammals while also possessing the skill in flight of a bird. There are more than 800 species of bats in the world. They are of many different sizes, shapes, and lifestyles

  • Bats

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    is the bat. The bat is a truly great creature. It has all the characteristics of mammals while also possessing the skill of a bird in flight. There are more than 800 species of bats in the world. They are of many different sizes, shapes, and lifestyles. They live all over the world and have drawn the curiosity of millions. Bats also have the unique feature of echolocation that it uses to catch insects. Though other mammals, like the flying squirrel seem to fly but actually glide, the bat is the

  • Bats

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    Bats Contents 1. Title Page Page... 1 2.     Contents Page... 2 3.     Bat Facts Page... 3-4 4.     Congress Ave. Bridge Page... 5-6 5.     How To Get A Bat Out Of Your House Page... 6 6.     About Bat Houses Page... 7 7.     References Page... 8+ My report is on bats. I will start my story off by telling you some facts about bats. Bat Facts 1. Did you know that the worlds smallest mammal is a Bumblebee bat that lives in Thailand. It weighs less than a penny

  • The Spotted Bat

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    patch on each shoulder, white at the base of the ears and two huge pink ears. This creature is the spotted bat, also known as the pinto bat. It usually weighs sixteen to twenty grams with a total length of one hundred seven to one hundred fifteen millimeters. Its classification is Animalia Craniata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Euderma maculatum. (www.americanzoo.com) The spotted bat can be found in western North America: southern California east to New Mexico and from Montana south to

  • The California Bat

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    Scientific Name: Myotis Californicus Common Name: California Bat, California Myotis, and Californian Bat Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Chiroptera Family: Vespertilionidae Genus: Myotis Species: Myotis Californicus General Characteristics: Myotis Californicus, which is also known as the California Bat, is a type of Vesper bat that is mainly living throughout the Western-North America to Southern Alaska, South into Guatemala, to Baja California and some are known

  • Aluminum Bats vs. Wooden Bats

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    Aluminum Bats vs. Wooden Bats Is baseball America’s pastime? For the major leaguers maybe, but for college athletes it seems more like a new age video game. The introduction of high dollared aluminum bats produce football like scores, higher statistics, and a percentage of danger to each and every player on the field. The NCAA has changed the regulations of the bats so far and should look further into to making another change to wooden bats. High tech aluminum baseball bats aren’t quite as

  • Silver-Haired Bats

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    Silver-Haired Bats Bats are typically categorized into two main groups; megachiroptera (Old World Bats) and microchiroptera (Old and New World). The silver-haired bat, scientifically known as the Lasionycteris noctivagons, is a member of the microchiroptera group. Further classification places the silver-haired bat into the animalia kingdom (animals), the phylum chordate (vertebrates), the mammalian class (mammals), the order chiroptera (bats), and the Vespertilionidae family (vespertilionid bats) (Silver)

  • Bats in Cueva de la Pileta

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    science project in Spain, I chose to write about bats. I was truly inspired while we were venturing into the depths of the cave in Ronda. The cave we visited was called cueva de la pileta. The cave has some interesting stories behind it, including stories about bats. I knew that I wanted to do echolocation. I decided to not only write about echolocation, but also write about different species of bats. Bats, are mammals from the Chiroptera order. The bats forelimbs and form webbed wings, make them the

  • A Bat Hunt and Other Adventures With Hughie

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    A St. Lawrence Skiff is a rowing vessel between 18 and 22 feet long, about 4 feet wide in the middle and pointed on both ends. It weighs at least a couple of hundred pounds and is the perfect rowing craft for the strong currents and choppy water found in the 1000 Islands. Hughie had told me about their double-oared skiff called Helen during lunch at the picnic table. Following our softball game a few days after the fishing marathon, Hughie suggested that we take a row to town to load up on candy

  • Evolution Of Baseball Bats

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    no official baseball bats for the players to use. Many used sticks as bats. That is where stick ball came from which is still played today. Baseball was based on the English game of rounders. Alexander Joy Cartwright of New York invented the modern baseball field in 1845. Also in 1845 Cartwright published the first set of baseball rules which were widely adopted(http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blbaseball.htm). In the early days of the sport, baseball bats came in all shapes and

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