Many bats cannot fly off from the ground. They drop from high up and flap their wings. These wings have the same bones that humans have in their hands. The bones help bats save energy as they fly. Bats can change the shape of their wings. They try to catch as much wind as possible. The wind lifts and carries them through the air. Bats do not have to flap as often.
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Have you seen bats before? If so, what kinds? If not, where might you find them?
Have you read books about other mammals? What do they have in common with bats? How are they different?
Many bats are endangered. What might be different if some bats were not around?
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