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About us - Contact us Bear Springs Blossom has bats on both of our preserves. These bats migrate to Mexico every year and we are happy to see them again in spring. Our News that are updated, accurate, not manipulated, just the latest news. World news because we all need to live on this one planet, international news with conservation news headlines. Conservation of Earth is only possible with an updated nature education. Nature conservation to protect the future of humans is our goal. BSB Earth news provide information to update your conservation education which can reduce the impact of climate change, can give people a happier life, can people give a more secure future
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Bats are mammals as we are

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Mexican free-tailed bats =
Brazilian free-tailed bats have been watched.
Also live in the warmer parts of the Americas
Populations have declined:
Decrease in habitat + damage to roosts + Consumption of pesticides

Mexican free-tailed bat Latin Tadarida brasiliensis = Brazilian free-tailed bat is native to the Americas.
Fossils show that bats have lived for over 50 million years on Earth. About 950 varieties are counted.
Bats are very important in the balance of Nature. They are good pollinators, and they eat a lot of insects - giving many plants a chance to thrive.
Many people are asking:
"What will be my future when there is no bat left?"

South America higher elevations are home to different bats. In the Amazon Amazonia and adjacent countries many bats help to keep the insect population in balance
Facts about the Brazilian free-tailed bat
Size: ~80 to 100 mm = ~3 to 4 inches
    Tail about half the size of the bat
Weight: 6 to 13 gram
Wingspan up to 30 cm = 12 inches
How old: 8 - 12 years
Offspring: Only one bat baby a year
Social animals that living in large colonies
Diet: Insects

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The face of a Mexican free-tailed bat
Not pretty in our eyes, but Bats are mammals as we are!
once a year they give birth to a tiny little bat baby
Mexican free-tailed bats. The scientific name for this bat is Tadarida brasiliensis
Look how small Tadarida Brasiliensis is
A really small flying mammal!
closeup of a Brazilian free-tailed bat
Small with big ears to hear every sound!
Bats use echolocation! They send out a high pitch sound
The sound is reflected by an object and in the brain of the bat an image forms. These image shows the bat what is in front of it:
A tree trunk or something to eat ...
So bats fly around at night, sometimes over 40 miles and eat mainly insects
mexican-free-tailed bat in flight
That's how we can see them - In flight they look quite impressive!

20 million Brazilian free-tailed bats live in the Bracken cave
At dawn the bats fly out of their caves and start to look for food:
Mainly moths, beetles, dragonflies, flies, true bugs, wasps, bees, ants
Brazilian free-tailed bats eat large numbers of insects nightly,
helping to reduce agricultural pests or disease carrying bugs.
There is a very positive economic impact on agriculture, and gardening.
Hawks and owls are hunting for bats.
mexican-free-tailed bat in Bracken cave close to San Antonio Texas. Active year-round, free-tails do not hibernate. just before their northward migration, they mate
Texas has with the Bracken Cave the largest bat colony with over 20 mill. Mexican free-tailed bats, located close to San Antonio
Bats have to fly ~1,000 miles from Mexico to this cave,
arriving there mid of February.
A female bat has just one baby a year, giving birth around June.
Babies are called pups, weigh nearly a quarter of their mother's weight.
Bear Springs Blossom Bat conservation: Mexican free-tailed bats. Every evening between March and October millions of bats fly out of Bracken Cave
Bear Springs Blossom Bat conservation: Mexican free-tailed bat are eating insects at BSB Nature preserve
mexican free-tailed bats like tropical rainforests. BSB provides education classes online to update science based nature conservation
At dawn Mexican free-tailed bats dipping into the pond of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve
Bats need water as all mammals do

At our BSB Nature Preserve Mexican free-tailed bats have to navigate well with their echolocation system
to fly around our native Texas "cedar" = juniperus trees around our oak and cherry trees!

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