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whiskered bat

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Definition of whiskered bat in English:

noun

A small brown myotis bat native to Eurasia.
Example sentences
  • Like all other bat species, whiskered bats are threatened by the loss or disturbance of roost sites.
  • The whiskered bat is a small species and is easily confused with the pipistrelles when seen in the night sky.
  • Since in hibernation sites, netting and findings whiskered bats are almost never found in Lithuania, we could assume they where Brandt's bats.

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