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Pocketed Free-Tailed

Scientific Name: Nyctinomops femorosaccus

Description: The Pocketed Free-Tailed bat (Nyctinomops femorosaccus) has dark brown to gray fur with long rump hairs. It has an average length of 113 mm and its weight ranges from 10-18 grams.

Distribution: This bat is rare in Texas
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About the Pocketed Free-Tailed Bat: These bats roost in buildings, caves, and rock crevices in colonies of 100 or fewer individuals. They eat insects and females give birth to a single pup.

Status: Least Concern
For more information go to the IUCN Red List Website for the Pocketed Free-Tailed Bat

For more information go to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Pocketed Free-Tailed Bat Fact Sheet

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