Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Fact of the Day: Bat Mouse

In many languages, the word for bat is often related to their word for mouse. Some of the words mean "winged mouse", "bald mouse", "leather mouse", "old mouse", and "blind mouse" in English. 

12 comments:

  1. yep, in my language too! It's shishmish :)

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  2. i don't like bats ,you revealed an interesting fact though they look like a mouse somewhere

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  3. Well they sure can resemble a mouse with their head sometimes

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  4. Blind Mouse Man just doesn't quite have the same appeal, though.

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  5. Not very complimentary to mice, I must say.

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  6. Mice and bats are both cute though.

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  7. Didn't know that.
    Bats are good for eating up those insects we don't like. : )

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  8. I think of bats as flying rats, but they do eat lots of buggy pests.

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  9. Interesting and I love that photo.

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  10. The curse of the orchardists and the flying "rats/foxes or bats" have the smelliest resting colonies on the planet.
    A foul, putrid stench. Yuck.
    Colin

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