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Big Brown Bat

Eptesicus fuscus

Description:

young female big brown bat

Habitat:

Apartment complex in suburban area

Notes:

This young bat has broken and missing canine teeth and fractured toes, injuries recently associated with being trapped in a plastic mousetrap. The Save Lucy Campaign(www.saveLucytheBat.org) and Wild Things Sanctuary (http://www.wildthingssanctuary.org) are investigating why big brown bats seem to be attracted to traps baited with peanut butter.

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Lucy Myotis
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Lucy Myotis

Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.49, Long: -77.96

Spotted on Mar 22, 2013
Submitted on Mar 24, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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