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All About Bats
Desert Discovery Class for Grades 3-12

What animal is blind, gets tangled in your hair, and is basically just a flying mouse? Whatever it is, it's not a bat. Myths about bats are plentiful, but the facts about these fascinating creatures are far more interesting. Bats are shy, gentle and hard working. A single little brown bat can catch between 600 and 1200 mosquito-sized insects in just one hour! Other bats help new plants grow. The interrelationships between bats, plants, insects and other animals are vital to the function of this, and other ecosystems. Learn the truth about bats and discover just how important these creatures really are!

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Teacher Information Packet

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