Hoary Bat

Hoary Bat
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Bat
Common Name : Hoary Bat
Scientific Name : Lasiurus cinereus
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

Hoary bats are named for their frosted appearing fur. They have a grayish brown coat and leathery skinned wings. Their flight has a tendency to be swift and direct. They eat mostly moths, but will also eat other insects.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 5 – 6 Inches (77 – 87 Millimeters)
Weight: 0.7 – 1.2 Ounces (20 – 35 Grams)
Wingspan: 13 – 17 Inches (33 – 40 Centimeters)

Behavior :

Hoary bats spend most of the day roosting in trees, usually at the edge of a clearing. Their coat blends well with tree bark and makes them difficult to see. They emerge to hunt late in the evening to hunt, and they fly at treetop level over clearings, fields, and streams. They sometimes migrate to warming places during Leaf-bare when the weather gets cold.

Social Organization :


Approval Level : None; Hoary bats are common in the forested regions of the forest.
Kill Difficulty : Low;

Hoary bats are larger than most bats and will bite viciously at their enemies if necessary, but they would much rather fly away than fight and very rarely do severe damage to cats.

Training Level : Specialty - Bat;

Hoary bats are well camouflaged in the trees they roost in, and they are extremely difficult to catch when they are flying high above the ground at night.

Hunting Tactic : Bats
Food Quality : Medium; Hoary bats are larger and have more meat than most bats, but are still quite small and not particularaly nutritious, though more nutrition can be found in them than the average bat.