freetailed bat


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Noun1.freetailed bat - small swift insectivorous bat with leathery ears and a long tailfreetailed bat - small swift insectivorous bat with leathery ears and a long tail; common in warm regions
carnivorous bat, microbat - typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution
genus Tadarida, Tadarida - freetail bats
guano bat, Mexican freetail bat, Tadarida brasiliensis - the common freetail bat of southern United States having short velvety fur; migrates southward for winter
pocketed bat, pocketed freetail bat, Tadirida femorosacca - small brown bat of California and northern Mexico
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Ecology of the Mexican freetailed bat, Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana, in Oklahoma and Texas.
From spring to fall, the cavern in New Mexico still hosts as many as hundreds of thousands of migratory Brazilian freetailed bats that thrill visitors by boiling out of the cave at dusk for a night's foraging.