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Video:Rafinesque's Big-Eared Bat Colony - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]


Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, habitat, investigation, wildanimals, wildlife )

JL
- 560 days ago - youtube.com
Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii) is an endangered species found along the coast from East Texas to Florida. These big-eared bats eat millions of bugs every night and they especially likes the insects that are most harmful to agricult



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JL A. (276)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 9:49 am
Rafinesque’s Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii) is an endangered species found along the coast from East Texas to Florida. These big-eared bats eat millions of bugs every night and they especially likes the insects that are most harmful to agriculture, making them very useful. Check out this neat video to see how these bats roost.
 

Kit B. (276)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 9:55 am

Texas Wildlife featured this little guy in a recent monthly though it's not unusual for bats to make an appearance every couple of months. Texas is riddled with limestone. Limestone produces natural caves which often presents a home for bats.

These little guys are a natural pesticide.
 

Ingrid A. (532)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 9:56 am
Very neat and interesting. Noted.
 

Frances Darcy (225)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 10:01 am
I have never seen a bat and I do not want to see a bat....on video...yes but live noo
 

Natasha Salgado (578)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 10:40 am
Interesting...i love their cute pointy ears! It's refreshing to see the care given them to ensure their survival--hopefully thrive! And that was a heavenly spot with awesome trees galore...thx JL!
 

JL A. (276)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 12:04 pm
Thanks for the added information Kit! I used to see bats here at twilight oftentimes in the night sky--been several years since I last did.
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Terry V. (30)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 1:09 pm
The food for them is still here, but the chemical pollutants have caused them and other species to move or die.
 

JL A. (276)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 1:13 pm
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Christina G. (11)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 5:05 pm
bats are great! protect our bats!
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Monday June 10, 2013, 1:32 am
noted
 

desanka s. (401)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 1:58 am
Great video! Bats are incredible animals but often misunderstood, they are only flying mammals on Earth.
Thank you so much JL.
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (192)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 9:02 pm
Bats are delightful and so fascinating. I remember finding one sleeping on the kitchen curtains. He certainly needed the great outdoors again so I carefully picked him up and let him fly free where he should always be in the moonlight.
 

JL A. (276)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 9:08 pm
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