Latest Ozark Big-Eared Bat Stories

2006-01-17 07:36:15

A forestry specialist with the Cherokee Nation appraising timber in eastern Oklahoma uncovered a newfound colony of endangered Ozark big-eared bats. Scientists believe that only about 2,000 of the bats exist, and roughly 75 percent of those are in Oklahoma.

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Ozark Big-eared Bat, Corynorhinus townsendii ingens
2012-08-09 07:48:16

The Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) is the largest of all five subspecies under Corynorhinus townsendii. Its range is highly limited to a few caves in the central southern areas of the United States. Its range once included Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri, but these areas were abandoned due to human activity and disturbances.  Its other common names include the long-eared bat, the lump-nosed bat, and the western big-eared bat. The Ozark big-eared bat has large,...

Townsend's Big-eared Bat, Corynorhinus townsendii
2012-04-25 11:15:08

Townsend’s big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) is one of a large number of species in the vesper bat family. It is found in Mexico, Canada, and the United States. The habitats of these bats include abandoned buildings and mine tunnels and caves. There are three recognized subspecies of the Townsend’s big-eared bat. The Townsend’s big-eared bat has an average body length of four inches with a wingspan of up to eleven inches. The body weight of this medium sized bat averages...

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