Myotis lucifugus occultus
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Wingspan: 9 – 11”; Body length: 1 1/2 – 2”
Diet: small insects
The Arizona bat is a subspecies of the Little Brown Bat, which is found from central Alaska to central Mexico.
Insects are usually captured with a wingtip, and transferred to a scoop formed by the tail and interfemoral membrane (between the legs) before being eaten.
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Tonto National Monument is home to at least 160 species of birds, 6 species of amphibians, 32 species of reptiles, 26 species of land mammals, and at least 14 species of bats. More...