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Do bats migrate?

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Bats migrate when the food supply becomes depleted in their current environment. Bats often migrate to the same places; however, not all bats migrate. Some species of bats choose to hibernate when the food supply runs low.

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Bats can be found in almost every region of the world, with the exception of the polar regions and exceedingly hot deserts. The diet of a bat typically consists of insects. A small brown bat has the ability to eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes in an hour, and serve as a form of pest control for humans. Other provisions in a bat's diet include nectar fruit, and small mammals.

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