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A small brown myotis bat native to Eurasia.
- ‘The examination of the Threave Estate has found five types of bat, including evidence of the whiskered bats never previously found on NTS property.’
- ‘Like all other bat species, whiskered bats are threatened by the loss or disturbance of roost sites.’
- ‘Brandt's bats are very similar in appearance to whiskered bats.’
- ‘Since in hibernation sites, netting and findings whiskered bats are almost never found in Lithuania, we could assume they where Brandt's bats.’
- ‘The whiskered bat is a small species and is easily confused with the pipistrelles when seen in the night sky.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.