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little brown bat

noun
1.
See under brown bat.

brown bat

noun
1.
any of several small to medium-sized common bats of the genera Myotis and Eptesicus, found worldwide in caves, trees, and buildings, including M. lucifugus (little brown bat) and E. fuscus (big brown bat) a widespread North American species.
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  • In the case of the little brown bat and other bat species affected by white-nose syndrome, they need safe places to hibernate.
  • One little brown bat can eat a thousand mosquitoes in an hour.
  • Two bat species that frequently use bat houses are the little brown bat and the big brown bat.
  • The other bats in the cave are mostly the more common little brown bat.

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