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Oklahoma Bats

. . . Coming Out of the Dark

Oklahoma Bats in Trouble


In recent years, bat research scientists have noted serious population declines in several species. Oklahoma has three species on the federal list of endangered species--the Indiana, gray and Ozark big-eared bats--and three candidate species--Southeastern, small-footed and Rafinesque's big-eared bats. Three main causes for the decline in bat populations are:


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