Location: large range extends across most of Europe, North Africa, southwestern Asia, and possibly into Korea. It is one of the most common bat species in the British Isles.
Status: Least Concern
The Soprano Pipistrelle was separated from the Common Pipistrelle in 1999 as they have a higher frequency of echolocation
Insect-eating bats can consume about 300 bugs each hour.
Fruit- and nectar-eating bats help pollinate plants.
Bat droppings, called guano, is an excellent fertilizer.
Bat wings are very similar to human hands, except their fingers are very, very long.
Even though they use echolocation, bats are not blind.
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