Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the tail free from the interfemoral membrane to a considerable extent or entirely, as a bat; emballonurine.
“In other words, the Governor is fully aware that he would be on solid scientific ground were he to designate the free-tailed bat as the official state flying mammal.”
“And he knows that chiropterologists are in unanimous agreement that free-tailed bats, unlike elk, fly.”
“Governor Fallin responds that she's foursquare behind him but wants in return his agreement that Utah, like Oklahoma, will designate the free-tailed bat as its official state flying mammal.”
“We are trying to assess the ecosystems services of Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis), a species that forms one of the largest aggregations of mammals known to mankind.”
“Of the 17 bat species, the seasonal breeding colony of Mexican free-tailed bat Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana is the most notable: its population is about a million bats which pour out to forage in the evenings.”
“Male free-tailed bats sing intricate and complex "love songs" to woo prospective female mates, new research has found.”
“Mammals include Mexican wolf (Canus lupus baileyi), and pocketed free-tailed bat (Nyctinomops femorosaccus).”
“Land mammals are represented by the greater bulldog bat (Noctilio leporinus) and Mexican free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis).”
“The caves also contain one of the largest colonies of bats in the world: 11 species make their homes here, including western pipistrelle, pallid, lump-nosed, fringed myotis, and Mexican free-tailed bats.”
“Brazilian free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis).”
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