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.
Did You Know?
Spring can be a very colorful season at Tonto National Monument, but when will the wildflowers bloom? Rain is needed throughout the winter, and warm days are a good indicator of a full bloom ahead. If you miss the peak flowering season, remember that you’ve also missed the peak crowds. More...