Pallid Bat

Antrozous pallidus

One of the rarest mammals of British Columbia, this large-eared species of vesper bat hunts its prey using echolocation and gets its name from the ivory colour of its stomach fur.

Characteristics

The average pallid bat measures between 9.2 and 13.5 cm (3.5 – 5 in) from head to tail, and has a wingspan of approximately 35 cm (13in). Its weight ranges from 17 to 28 grams. Its body is covered by a fine woolly fur, usually a light brown or cream-yellow colour on the back and a pale white or ivory colour on its underside…

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