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Silver Haired bat

Lasionycteris noctivagans

Description:

Male silver hair bat

Habitat:

Urban/suburban residential area

Notes:

This bat was found indoors, which is rare for this species. They tend to hibernate in tree hollows and wood piles. They are sometimes inadvertently brought in on firewood. This bat is very dehydrated. Second photo was taken 30 hours after intake and after rehydration therapy.

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1 Comment

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

I hope it recovers.

Lucy Myotis
Spotted by
Lucy Myotis

Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.84, Long: -77.27

Spotted on Feb 4, 2014
Submitted on Feb 4, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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