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What is the Indiana Bat and why is it important?

The scientific name of the Indiana bat is Myotis sodalist.  Myotis means “mouse ear” and refers to the relatively small, mouse-like ears of the bats in this group. Sodalis is the Latin word for “companion.” The Indiana bat is a very social species and large numbers cluster together during hibernation. The species is called the Indiana […]