- Scientific Name
- Molossus molossus
- North America, USA, Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Pronunciation: mow-loss-sus mow-loss-sus
Pallas’s Mastiff Bats, also referred 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.