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Lesser mouse-eared bat Myotis blythii
2013-09-27 10:50:24

Populations have been found in southern Europe, southern central Europe and southwestern Asia. The lesser mouse-eared bat is a very social species therefore they travel and remain in groups rather than individually. These groups can be as large as 500 bats and could be mixed with the greater mouse-eared bat. Their feeding habitats are scrub areas, grasslands, farmland, and some gardens. It...

Wall-roosting Mouse-eared Bat Myotis muricola
2012-09-17 11:06:05

The wall-roosting mouse-eared bat (Myotis muricola), also known as the Nepalese whiskered myotis, is a vesper bat that can be found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Nepal, among many other areas. It roosts in many areas including folded banana tree leaves, limestone forested areas, artificial caves, hollow trees, and old buildings.  This species was previously classified as a...

Greater Mouse-eared Bat Myotis myotis
2012-09-07 09:43:21

The greater mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis) is a vesper bat that can be found in many areas of Europe including Albania, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, and Germany, among many other areas. During the summer nursery roosts are made in northern Europe, and are almost always located in attics of large buildings, like churches. In southern Europe, these roosts can be found in caves, or bat boxes...

Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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