Bats. Bats. Bats are flying mammals . They are not birds. Bats have fur, not feathers. Baby bats are born live, not hatched from eggs. What do bats look like?. Most bats have black wings. Their fur can be black, brown, gray, or golden-colored. Most bats have large ears.
Their fur can be black, brown, gray, or golden-colored
Most bats have large ears.
2 thin layers of skin stretched over an arm and hand
Used for flying and holding food
Some bats are tiny.
Some bats are large, with 6-foot wings.
They hunt at night.
They sleep during the day, usually in large groups.
Bats make noises to send out sound waves.
When the sound hits an object, an echo comes back.
Bats can use the echo to tell where an object is. They can even tell the size and shape of a tiny insect!
using sounds to detect objects
When bats eat fruit and nectar, they drop the seeds and pollen to help grow new plants, flowers, and trees.