Little Brown Myotis
The length from head to end of its tail 2 ½ - 4 “, from wing tip to wing tip is 9-11” Weight is .2 to .5 oz.. This is a small bat with a glossy pale tan to brown fur. The coat is evenly colored. Long hair on the toes extends past the toenails. The ears are small and black and the tragus is shaped like a pencil. This bat can live over 30 years. Most bats migrate in the winter but NWC has found colonies of little brown bats hibernating in building in the winter. The breeding takes place in the fall. The female will store the sperm and eggs until spring. The gestation is 60 day. The pups are able to fly in 14 days and are adult size at 21 days.
Little Brown Myotis