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Florida Bonneted Bat Program Updates

Below is the latest on our Florida Bonneted Bat program. To find out more about the species and the whole program click here: Our Endangered Neighbor: The Florida Bonneted Bat


Category: bat

Florida Bonneted Bat Picks a Terrible Roost

This last week a runner at a park in south Miami-Dade County reported to have spotted a large bat roosting under a small recreational shelter. The next day, a member of the Miami Bat Lab went out to investigate and confirmed that is was indeed an endangered Florida bonneted bat! A single Florida bonneted bat by itself is almost always going to be a bachelor male since this species lives in a ha... Read More
Posted by Frank Ridgley at 02 August 2021

Plant Guide to Help Florida Bonneted Bats

How can we help the endangered Florida bonneted bat? We get this question a lot when we talk to people about #ourendangeredneighbor. Zoo Miami developed this guide to make it easy for you if you live in Miami-Dade County! The Florida bonneted bat eats a lot of insects every night and these insects reply on particular plants to help them complete their life cycle. So, if you plant these native p... Read More
Posted by Frank Ridgley at 01 August 2021

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