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Description: Body length about 3 5/8 to 4 1/4", wingspan about 12". Has long thick fur, very dark, usually black, with silver tips above. Tail membrane lightly furred above.
Range: Across most of U.S. and southern Canada.
Habitat: Lives in forested areas, roosts under bark and in tree hollows.
Diet: Moths, flies, various other flying insects.
Behavior: Solitary bat, slow flyer. Usually migrates south for winter, or hibernates in trees, crevices, buildings, mines or other sheltered location. Gives birth to twins, in the early summer.
Bats Of San Diego County