Little Brown Myotis (Little Brown Bat)

Photo of a little brown myotis hanging from cave wall with lesions on its wrist.

Little brown myotises hibernate in winter limestone caves and mines, mostly in the Ozarks. In spring they disperse up to 620 miles. In spring and summer, females live in nursery colonies in cliff crevices and hollow trees, under loose bark, in attics, and other undisturbed retreats. Males are solitary or live in colonies up to 20 in similar protected sites, including under siding and shingles.

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