Results for - Kitti's Hog-Nosed Bat

1,038 voters participated in this survey
Which facts are you familiar with about the World's Smallest Mammal?

1. Which facts are you familiar with about the World's Smallest Mammal?

The Kitti's hog-nosed bat is sometimes referred to as the bumblebee bat.
6%
64 votes
They were discovered in the 1970s.
3%
31 votes
They are listed as vulnerable by the IUCN.
4%
46 votes
They are found in western Thailand and southeast Burma.
3%
36 votes
Their coat is reddish-brown or gray.
8%
80 votes
They also have a distinctive pig-like snout.
8%
86 votes
Their wings seem to be adapted for hovering flight.
4%
41 votes
Colonies vary in size, but most have an average of 100 individuals per cave. Some caves will have smaller groups from 10 to 15, while others will have up to 500.
4%
46 votes
The bat feeds in short bursts of activity during evenings and dawn, foraging for insects.
7%
68 votes
The bat is about 29 to 33 mm (1.1? to 1.3?) in length and weighs 2 g (0.074 oz).
2%
25 votes
These bats do not use echolocation.
3%
33 votes
N/A
74%
772 votes
Is this the first time you have heard about the Kitti's Hog-Nosed Bat (or Bumble Bat)?

2. Is this the first time you have heard about the Kitti's Hog-Nosed Bat (or Bumble Bat)?

Yes
57%
592 votes
No
16%
163 votes
Undecided
5%
50 votes
Not Applicable
22%
233 votes
There's much about the Hog-Nosed Bat that remains unknown. Which of these facts are you aware of?

3. There's much about the Hog-Nosed Bat that remains unknown. Which of these facts are you aware of?

Scientists know little about their reproductive behavior.
8%
81 votes
Scientists do not know how they evade their predators.
8%
80 votes
It's also unknown whether colonies stay in one cave or move around to others.
7%
68 votes
N/A
82%
856 votes
Do you think this could be possibly the World's smallest mammal?

4. Do you think this could be possibly the World's smallest mammal?

Yes
35%
362 votes
No
9%
92 votes
Undecided
32%
328 votes
Not Applicable
25%
256 votes
12/28/2015 Living 1038 16 By: msrcms

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