Content tagged with "bat"

A New Threat to Bats: White-Nose Syndrome

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a little brown bat with white nose syndrome
Monitoring and protecting Missouri's bat populations. More

Back Cover

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Our photographers have been busy exploring the intricacies of the Missouri outdoors. See if you can guess this month’s natural wonder. More

Bat Control

Learn to prevent and control nuisance bats in your Missouri home or outbuildings. More

Bat Counts

See how bat surveys help us manage bats and caves around the state. More


Find Missouri caves that are open to the public, as well as info on cave formation, cave-dependent wildlife, state cave regulations and caving groups. More

Cries in the Night

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There is much to learn about bats and their voices. More

Eastern Pipistrelle

Image of an eastern pipistrelle
Perimyotis subflavus (Pipistrellus subflavus)
One of the few kinds of mammals that people can watch, bats have suffered from misinformation and superstition for years. The only mammals capable of true flight, bats are greatly important in the natural scheme of things. More

Gray Bat

Image of a gray bat
Myotis grisescens
Gray bats are difficult to distinguish from little brown bats and Indiana bats. The key identifying feature of the gray bat is that its wing is attached to the ankle and not at the base of the toes. More

Gray Bat Best Management Practices

Manage your Missouri caves to protect this endangered species. More

Indiana Bat

Image of an indiana bat
Myotis sodalis
Indiana bats summer along streams and rivers in north Missouri, raising their young under bark of certain trees. They are listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the state of Missouri. More