Myotis keenii (Keen’s Myotis)
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Habitat: Limestone caves, rock crevices, hollow trees, and buildings.

Habits: This is a secretive and solitary bat. Caves, mines, buildings, and under the bark of trees are known to be used as roost sites. It has never been found hibernating in Oklahoma; groups of individuals have been found hibernating in caves and mines in Arkansas. Females form small maternity colonies and give birth to a single young in June. These bats forage on 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

For more information, view the Mammalian Species account for this species.

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