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Red Bat
Lasiurus borealis





credit: USGS


A distinctive looking bat with mottled reddish and grayish pelage that extends well over the interfemoral membrane. The ears are low and rounded; tragus is short and blunt. Red bats have a small projection known as a “lacrimal shelf” at the back of the skull. Forearm 37-42mm (yellow area on map).

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