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Molossus molossus

 Pallas’s mastiff bat (Molossidae)
 Molossus molossus
 Pallas’s mastiff bat

 Family Name: Molossidae
 Genus: Molossus
 Species Name: molossus

 Pronunciation: mow-loss-sus mow-loss-sus
 Common Name: Pallas’s mastiff bat

Pallas's mastiff bats, also refered to as velvety free-tailed bats, emerge early in the evening to begin foraging on insects. These bats are often found roosting in groups of hundreds of individuals under roofs and in attics. They will also occupy bat houses.

Approximate Range:

Source: IUCN Red List

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