Scientific Name
Molossus molossus
Family
Molossidae
Region
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.


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