Nycticeius humeralis (Evening Bat)
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Habitats: Forests, woodlands, and riparian areas.

Habits: This is a tree-dwelling bat that uses buildings for nurseries. Mating probably takes place in the fall. Females form maternity colonies of up to 1,000 individuals in late spring. The usual number of young is two, which are born from May to June. Large deposits of fat accumulate in the fall to sustain it during migration and hibernation.


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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