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Bat Behavior translate 1 I watched the bats Trust Almost Every night for months. I saw a bat almost every night for several months. First Trust made interesting observations. I made some interesting observations. I do not know if These Were observations to true only for the spiecies I watched, or if other species of bats act The Same Way. I do not know whether this observation is true only for spiecies I see, or if other bat species act the same way. The colony contained at least two distinct gr
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  Bat Behavior translate 1I watched the bats Trust Almost Every night for months. I saw a bat almost every night for severalmonths. First Trust made interesting observations. I made some interesting observations. I do not knowif These Were observations to true only for the spiecies I watched, or if other species of bats act TheSame Way. I do not know whether this observation is true only for spiecies I see, or if other bat speciesact the same way.The colony contained at least two distinct groups, possibly Different species. Colonies containing at leasttwo different groups, may be different species. Each group preferred exit Had its own time. Each groupgot out of his own time he likes. One group exited 30-40 minutes before the second group. One groupcame out 30-40 minutes before the second group. The second group exited for about ten minutes rightbefore dark. The second group came out about ten minutes just before dark. In February I noticed thebats on their exit Each day began about three minutes later than the previous day. In February I sawtheir bats started coming out every day about three minutes later than the day before.Bats do not feed Every night. Bats do not eat every night. During the exclusion of exclusion devicesShould be left up for days to make sure China Trust all the bats have exited. During a device exclusionexceptions should be allowed for several days to make sure all the bats come out.Bats come and go all night. Bats come and go throughout the night. During the nights Pls Were thereonly two bats I noticed they want would feed for two to three hours, return, wait A Few hours, andleave again. During the night when there were only two bats I saw they were going to eat for two tothree hours, again, wait several hours, and left again.Bats do not only feed at night. Bats are not only eating at night. Pls February During the cold nightsWere bats left to feed in broad daylight and Returned around sundown before the temperaturedropped. During February when the nights were cold bats to live in broad daylight and again aroundsunset before the temperature drops.Bats often urinate exit IMMEDIATELY after they want. Bats often urinate immediately after their exit. Iwas hit China Trust During my first Few times a bat watches and wore a wide-brimmed hat thereafter. Iwas hit several times during my first watch a few bats and wearing wide-brimmed hat afterwards.Can bats fly and feed in the rain. Bats can fly and eat in the rain. Some days Pls I assumed it was drizzlingWould not feed the bats. Some day when the drizzle I assume will not be eating bats. I assumed the rainwould interfere with navigation on their echolocation. I assume the rain will interfere with theirecholocation navigation. I assumed the rain would down the Flying Insects Which bats feed on. I wouldassume it rains bats eat flying insects. Were my assumptions wrong. My assumption was wrong. I sawbats leaving to feed China Trust During times gentle Rains. I see the bats leave to feed several timesduring the rainy season gently.  I read on at least one web site Pls That bats do not fly the air temperature is below 45 degreesFahrenheit. I read at least one web site that bats can not fly when the air temperature below 45 degreesFahrenheit. That's not true. That's not true. I saw bats leaving and Returning Trust Pls times thetemperature was about 40 degrees Fahrenheit. I saw the bat away and returned several times when thetemperature around 40 degrees Fahrenheit.Bats are programmed to enter a structure they want exactly Nowhere exited. Bats are programmed toenter a structure of exactly where they exit. This behavior Became apparent to me as I fine-tuned myexclusion screen. This behavior becomes clear to me as I fine-tuned my screen exception. When I putthe screen up the bats Did not want to exit through the opening behind the screen Because they wantcould not get back in That Way. When I put the screen until the bats did not want to go out through thehole behind the screen because they can not go back that way. Even though there was a wide openingfor Them to drop through behind the screen they want crawled behind the flashing Until they wantfound a spot Nowhere Could they want to drop out from behind the flashing. Although there are wideopen for them to drop through the screen behind them crawling on the back blinks until they find aplace where they can drop out from behind flashing. Later, they want Returned to the spot they wantHad Nowhere dropped out of the flashing rather than to the opening behind the screen. Then, theyreturn to where they fell out of flashing than opening behind the scenes. Critter Control When installedthe pipes exit the bats refused to exit through the pipe for hours. Critter Control When installed pipe outof the bats refused to exit through the pipe for hours. Instead, the bats searched for another way out.Instead, the bats look for another way out. That's Pls Could they want they want push-ups discovered acorner shingle to get out. That's when they found they could push a board corner to exit.With the occasional rare exception bats land directly on the opening from Which they want exited. Withthe rare exception of an occasional bat directly at the opening of the land where they exit. If theopening is Difficult to get into, many make a bat-May-Attempts landing before entering the holesuccessfully. If the opening is difficult to get into, the bat might make a landing attempt beforesuccessfully entering the hole. A bat will of try to land on the hole, fail, another fly-loop, and repeat thelanding attempt. bats will try to land in the hole, falling, flying another loop, and landing repeatbusiness. In general will from not land a bat near a hole and crawl to the hole. In general, bats are notgoing to land near the hole and crawl into the hole.  V . Bat Behavior I V . Bat Behavior 2Bats have been quite Successful in diversifying to colonize many Different environments. Bats have beenquite successful in diversifying to colonize many different environments. To thrive in on their V ariedhabitats, bats display a wide range of specialized behaviors, including echolocation, Diverse diets, andHibernation. Developing in their varied habitats, bats display a variety of specific behaviors, includingecholocation, diverse diet, and hibernation.A. Echolocation A. echolocationWhile flying at night, bats use a combination of vision, smell, and hearing to find food, to navigate, andto avoid collisions. While at night, bats use a combination of vision, smell, and hearing to find food, tonavigate, and to avoid collisions. The Microchiroptera tend to rely heavily on a form of sonarecholocation Called. In echolocation, bats emit short pulses of high-frequency sounds That are usuallywell above the threshold of human hearing. The Microchiroptera tend to be highly dependent on theform of sonar called echolocation. In echolocation, bats emit short pulses of high-frequency sounds aretypically far above the threshold of human hearing. The sound waves spread out in front of the bat,striking any objects in its flight path and bounce back in the form of an echo. The sound waves spreadout in front of the bat, striking objects in flight path and bounced back in the form of an echo. Byinterpreting the echoes, bats are Able to discern the direction, distance, speed, and in Some instances,the size of the objects around Them. By interpreting the echoes, bats can see the direction, distance,speed, and in some cases, the size of objects around them. Such information is instrumental in avoidingmid-air collisions and in tracking winged Insects and other live prey in the dark. Such information isimportant in avoiding mid-air collisions and in tracking the winged insects and other live prey in thedark.Interestingly, most Megachiroptera do not use echolocation. Interestingly, most Megachiroptera do notuse echolocation. The Exceptions are the cave-dwelling Megachiroptera, the WHO only on their useecholocation Inside the Caves. Exceptions are living Megachiroptera cave, which only use echolocationin their caves. Once outside, they want rely on sight. Once outside, they rely on sight.B. B. Diet DietMore than 65 percent of bats eat Insects. More than 65 percent of bats eat insects. One of NorthAmerica's most common bats, the little brown bat, can consume as many as 600 mosquitoes in an hour.Beetles account for more than a third of the diet of big brown bats, with flying ants, flies, crane flies,mayflies, stone flies, and other Insects making up the rest. One of America's most common bats of North, a small brown bat can consume as many as 600 mosquitoes in one hour Beetles account. Formore than a third of the food big brown bats, with flying ants, flies, crane flies, mayflies, stone flies andother insects that make up the remainder.Some bat species, Standard and Poor 'the greater false vampire bat, eat small fish, reptiles, amphibians,  birds, and other Mammals, including bats. Several species of bats, such as false vampire bats bigger, eatthe small fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals-including other bats. These bats haveexceptionally long Hind feet, tipped with sharp claws are well suited for That nabbing prey on the fly.These bats have very long hind legs, tipped with sharp claws that are suitable for nabbing prey quickly.Other carnivorous bats are more specialized: the fish-eating bats (Also Known as bulldog bats) Mostlyfeed on fish, and the fringe-lipped bat feeds on frog Mostly. Other bats feed on fruit and nectar. Othercarnivorous bats, more specifically: the fish-eating bats (also known as a bulldog bats) feed primarily onfish, and the edge lips bats feed mostly on frogs. Other bats eat fruit and nectar. Because they want arefairly sloppy foragers, These bats are unintentional agents of seed dispersal and pollination, both of Which foods help plants to reproduce and to spread. This contributes to the health of the forestenvironment. Because they are careless enough hunters, the bat was accidental seed dispersal andpollination agents, whether that help plants to reproduce and distribute food. This contributed to thehealth of the forest environment.Much attention has been focused on the eating behavior of the vampire bats. These South and CentralAmerican bats feed solely on blood. Much attention has been focused on feeding behavior of the bloodof vampire bats. This is South and Central American bats feed only. They are equipped with razor-sharpincisor teeth, with Which they want the make small incisions into the flesh of birds or Mammals, lappingthe blood as it seeps from the open wound. They are equipped with incisor teeth were razor sharp, theymake small incisions into the flesh of birds or mammals, such as the blood pounded seeping from openwounds. To survive, Each vampire bat requires about two tablespoons of blood per day. To survive, eachvampire bat requires about two tablespoons of blood per day. The saliva of vampire bats contains ananticoagulant to Prevent the blood from clotting. This anticoagulant is twenty times Stronger than anyother anticoagulant Known and is Used to make the medical Draculin drug, prescribed for heart attackand stroke Patients. V ampire bat's saliva contains an anticoagulant to prevent blood clotting. Thisanticoagulant is twenty times more powerful than other known anticoagulant and is used to makemedical Draculin drug prescription for heart attack and stroke.C. Torpor and Hibernation C. Hibernation torpor andBats are warm-blooded animals, but unlike most other warm-blooded animals, they want on their bodytemperature is maintained only active Pls. Bats are warm-blooded animals, but unlike most other warm-blooded animals, they maintain their body temperature only when active. During the day, while restingin on their roosts, bats let on their body temperatures drop to the temperature of on their surroundings.In the daytime, while they rest in roosts, bats allow their body temperatures drop to the temperature of their environment. If the surroundings are cold, bats enter a sluggish state of suspended animation,Known as torpor. If a cold environment, the bats entered the lethargic state of suspended animation,known as torpor. During torpor, a bat's metabolism, or rate of biological activity, drops, enabling the batto Conserve Energy. In the colder reaches of on their Ranges, many bats enter an extreme form of uninterrupted torpor, Known as Hibernation, that cans last through the winter months. During torpor,bats metabolism, or rate of biological activity, drops, allows bats to conserve energy. In the cold reachesof their ranges, many bats enter torpor interrupted extreme form, known as hibernation, which can take
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