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Know it Alls - Bats

Know it Alls - Bats
Know it Alls - Bats
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As part of the unique, early-science Know-It-All! Series that features  stunning covers and engaging texts, this book puts the spotlight on Bats! Learn all about how they look, where they live, their babies, how they change as they grow up and more. Awesome life-like illustrations and informative stat boxes make this 24-page book fun and exciting for children aged 4 and up!

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Pages: 26
Reading Level: Beginner (1 to 6)
Language: English
Categories: Animals & Creatures, Educational, Mother Nature
Features: Illustrations, Photos, Narrations, Sounds
Keywords: animals, learning, adventure, fun, educational, ebook, childrens book
Date Added: August 25, 2015
d i e c u t n the dark of night they fly By day they sleep hanging upside down And there are almost different kinds of them   A n s w e r For centuries people thought bats were evil creatures that drank blood and carried sickness While a few kinds of bats do drink the blood of large animals such as cattle and can carry diseases such as rabies bats rarely harm people Vampire Bat D i d y o u k n o w t h a t b a t s m a k e u p a l m o s t a t y p e s o f l q u a r t e r o f a l i n m a m m a l s t h e w o r l d  Like dogs and cats bats belong to a group of animals called mammals Like all mammal mothers bat moms feed their babies milk Scientists divide bats into two main groupsmegabats and microbats Megabats are usually larger than microbats and they have better eyesight Tubenosed Bat mega Spotted Bat micro Spectacled Flying Fox Bat mega  The bat is the only kind of mammal that can fly In fact some bats can only flythey cannot walk A bats wings are made of thin skin thats attached to its furry body and feet Each wing includes five fingers one of which is a claw The bats feet also have toes with claws All of these claws help the bat hold onto rocks and branches claw thumb second finger third finger four th finger leg fifth finger tail  From tip to tip some kinds of bats like Giant Flying Foxes have a wingspan as wide as feet m But there are also tiny bats like Bumblebee Bats with wingspans of only inches cmsmaller than the length of a new pencil Bats may weigh less than a penny Or they can weigh as much as  pounds kgthe weight of a 700page book Did you know that the Bumblebee Bat is the smallest mammal in the world Giant Flying Fox  Eastern Pipistrelle Bat Big Brown Bat Little Brown Bat Spotted Bat Honduran Discwinged Bat Slitfaced Bat Gambian Fruit Bat Wrinklefaced Bat Mexican Freetailed Bat Mexican Fishing Bat Vampire Bat Bats live all over the world except in places that are always cold But no matter where they live bats are nocturnalthat means they move