Big Brown Bat
They have brown glossy copper-colored fur on their back.
Lighter belly fur.
Small black ears.
Black wing membranes and tail.
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Pups are fed milk for up to 6 weeks.
Trained to fly by 5 weeks and remain foraging with their mothers for up to 2 months.
Females nurse their young in colonies typically ranging from 10-200 mothers.
They are low-maintenance bats, being they are not too selective in their foraging behavior and habitat selections.
They can adapt anywhere.
They hibernate alone or in small groups in winter.
Locally. They may migrate short distances.
Very fast flying bats capable of reaching speeds of 40mph!
They rank among the most abundant and widespread species bats in America.