Eptesicus fuscus (Big Brown Bat)
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Habitat: Forests, woodlands, and riparian areas.

Habits: The Big Brown Bat commonly roosts in houses but returns to caves to hibernate, where they hang singly or occasionally in small groups. Mating takes place fall, ovulation and fertilization take place in the spring, and females give birth to one or two young in May and June. The diet consists of large beetles, bugs, ants, and other insects.


Artiodactyla
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Carnivora
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Chiroptera
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Didelphimorphia
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Insectivora
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Lagomorpha
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Rodentia
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Xenarthra
Scientific Names - Common Names

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