For information on how to live with wildlife, visit these species pages:
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Batty for bats!
There are 15 species of bats in Oregon. The only flying mammal, bats can fly 20 to 30 miles an hour and travel more than 100 miles a night.
A new fact sheet about bats for kids (and their adults) is full of fun bat facts.
Batty for Bats fact sheet (pdf)
Bats are the only flying mammals; they use sound to locate their prey, and they live a long time. There are 15 species of bats in Oregon. Many of them are identified in the Oregon Conservation Strategy as species in need of help.
Learn more about them and their needs in the Conservation Summaries of Strategy Species.