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Discover Marylandís Bats
Did you know bats are more closely related to people than to mice and like humans, have hair and feed their young milk? Did you also know that they are the only mammals that can fly? Maryland has ten species of bats that lead varied lives, with some residing in the state year round and others migrating through in the spring and fall. To learn more about Marylandís bats, click here.
October 17, 2005
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