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Brown Long-Eared Bat Plecotus auritus
2013-06-25 13:00:18

The brown long-eared bat (Plecotus auritus), also known as the common long-eared bat, is a species of vesper bat that is native to Europe. Its range includes most areas of Europe except southern Spain and Italy, and Greece. It prefers a habitat within woodland areas and prefers to roost in caves, although colonies have been found roosting in bat boxes, tree hollows, and buildings. The brown...

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...

Townsends 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...

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  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.