Tri-Colored Bat

(Perimyotis subflavus)

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STATUS: Native, “Vulnerable”

DESCRIPTION: Its name comes from its tri-colored fur which is black at the base, yellow in the middle and brown at the tips.

DIET: Small Insects

HABITAT: They forage and roost in edge habitat, and hibernate in caves or mines.

NOTES: This species has experienced population decline due to white-nosed bat syndrome. It used to be one of the most common bats in North America.

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