Latest Hawaiian Hoary bat Stories
Researchers are identifying the important ecological and economic contributions of bats; gleaning lessons from incredible bat abilities that may advance technology; and helping to battle a new fatal bat epidemic
The Hoary Bat, Lasiurus cinereus, is a species of bat in the family of vesper bats known as Vespertilionidae. This is a migratory bat and may travel from Canada as far south as the southern United States or Bermuda. Occasionally the bat will roost inside shipping crates and this may account for reports of them being observed above the Arctic Circle. The hoary bat averages 5 to 5.7 inches long with a 15.7 inch wingspan. It weighs only 0.9 ounces. However, it is the largest bat normally...
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.