Myotis lucifugus (Little Brown Bat)
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Habitat: Caves, buildings, and trees in forests, woodlands, and riparian areas.

Habits: Hibernates in caves, and roosts primarily in buildings and hollow trees during summer. These bats migrate between their summer range and a winter range. Mating occurs in the fall. Males and females segregate in the summer; females form nursery colonies and males are single or form small groups. Diet consists of insects, including aquatic 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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