Little brown bat

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The little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) is aptly named weighing in at 7 g and 4 inches tall (10 inch wingspan). The little brown bat is flexible in its roosting requirements taking advantage of urban sites, such as buildings, bridges, barns, old homes, and more natural sites, such as tree bark, rock crevices, boulder fields. This species is one that has fallen victim to white nose syndrome in eastern North America and populations have declined precipitously.