from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small swift bat with leathery ears and a long tail; common in warm regions.
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- n. small swift insectivorous bat with leathery ears and a long tail; common in warm regions
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From Zootaxa (September 2008), a new species of freetail bat from Australia has been described as Mormopterus eleryi.
The Edwards Plateau contains several scattered limestone caverns that support huge populations of Mexican freetail bats.
Then we'll meet up with a biologist from Bat Conservation International just prior to the big event - the emergence of nearly one million Mexican freetail bats that roost in the Congress Avenue Bridge over Town Lake.