Small brown bat makes a rare daytime cameo appearance

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A single bat may consume 3,000 insects in one night, and for comparison, one summer student may consume 30 french fries for lunch. There are roughly 12 species of bat in Illinois. Photo: Dave Shemanske

animal, mammal, bat, nature, wildlife

A single bat may consume 3,000 insects in one night, and for comparison, one summer student may consume 30 french fries for lunch. There are roughly 12 species of bat in Illinois. Photo: Dave Shemanske