examples of bats
Very widespread, some 900 species of bats live mainly in colonies, in trees or in caves.
black flying fox
One of the largest bats in the world, it lives in Australia, feeds on fruit and has a rudimentary tail; its wingspan can reach 5 feet.
Tailless flying mammal of Central and South America; it feeds off the blood of animals and birds.
Omnivorous short-tailed flying mammal of Central and South America; it is one of the largest bats of the Americas (with a wingspan of almost 20 in).