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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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