big brown bat
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For instance, a study published last fall in PLOS Biology explored the reason that big brown bats waggle their heads like puppy dogs and curl the tips of their ears down.
In the same study, the researchers estimated that a colony of 150 big brown bats in Indiana ate nearly 1.3 million insects per year, and a million bats would consume 600 to 1,320 metric tons of insects per year.
In one experiment, a big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) hibernated in a refrigerator for 344 days, suggesting bats may deserve the title (although, the animal didn’t exactly choose to and didn’t survive the feat).
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