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There are over 900 different species of bats. The smallest bat is the bumblebee bat (with a wingspan of 6 inches=15 cm, weighing less than a penny); the __________________________ bat is the flying fox bat (with a wingspan of 6 feet=1.8 m).
During the cold winter, some bats migrate to a warmer area. Some bats hibernate during the cold of winter, __________________________ very deeply until _______________________ weather arrives.
There are two types of bats that differ in their diet and in the way they sense and obtain food. The two groups are:
1. Megachiropterans - large bats that use the sense of __________________________ to find their food (fruit and/or nectar). Some Megachiropterans are the fruit bat and the blossom bat
2. Microchiropterans - bats that use echolocation to find insects and small animals to eat. While flying, these bats send out high-pitched sounds that bounce off objects. The bat listens for the bounced __________________________, and can determine where objects are located. People cannot hear these sounds. Some Microchiropterans are the vampire bat and the frog-eating bat. The __________________________ bat is the only bat (and the only mammal) that eats only blood. It makes a small hole with its two very sharp incisor teeth and laps up the __________________________.
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