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Eastern Red Bat, Lasiurus borealis
2012-04-26 06:10:21

The eastern red bat (Lasiurus borealis) is one of over three hundred species in the Vespertilionidae family, better known as the vesper family. The range of this bat includes Bermuda and the Bahamian Islands, but it is most widespread in North America. The eastern red bat prefers to roost among leaves, dead or alive, on branches of hardwood trees. They have been known to roost on loblolly trees when living in pine plantations. Eastern red bats have fur colors that differ with sex. Females...

Desert Red Bat, Lasiurus blossevillii
2012-04-25 05:07:00

The desert red bat, or western red bat, is one of 318 species of vesper bats. These bats can be found in North America, Central America, and even down to the northern most parts of South America. Like birds, the desert red bat migrates to warmer, desert climates during winter and returns to cooler climates during warm seasons. Males and females of this species have different migrating habits, and this hinders mating because they are always in different areas at different times. They will mate...

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