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Big Brown Bat

Eptesicus fuscus


young female big brown bat


Apartment complex in suburban area


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( and Wild Things Sanctuary ( 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

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