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- another term for myotis
- ‘On mainland Europe the greater mouse-eared bat is common in areas and known to travel over a 100 miles from summer to winter haunts.’
- ‘Food availability dictates the timing of parturition in insectivorous mouse-eared bats.’
- ‘The greater mouse-eared bat is one of the largest bats in Europe, and females are larger than males.’
- ‘The researchers used mouse-eared bats for the study and recreated four artificial microhabitats, each mimicking foraging conditions faced by bats in nature.’
- ‘This assumption is borne out by the fact that, in the vicinity of Nietoperek, only one relatively small breeding colony of mouse-eared bats is known, which returns each spring.’
- ‘Greater mouse-eared bats usually hang in great concentrations by the roof and choose warmer parts of caves.’
- ‘The large mouse-eared bat eats insects caught in flight as well as beetles taken on the ground.’
- ‘The animal, a young male greater mouse-eared bat, was found hibernating in Sussex, in southern England.’
- ‘The Myotis or mouse-eared bats are a genus of small, plain brown bats and include the most common and numerous species in the country.’
- ‘The little brown bat is the smallest of the mouse-eared bat species, all belonging to the genus Myotis.’
- ‘The area around Miedzyrzecz itself is home to only a small all year round bat population, the biggest of these is a colony of mouse-eared bats, which breed in and around the village of Nietoperek.’
- ‘In the early 1990s the greater mouse-eared bat became the first British mammal to become extinct since the wolf.’
- ‘Only occasionally have greater mouse-eared bats been found in tree holes during hibernation.’
- ‘For example, mouse-eared bats use echolocation to detect airborne prey, but almost ‘switch off’ echolocation when detecting prey under leaf litter.’
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