General Description

Body fur brown to grey-brown, paler underneath. Ears with white projections (tragus). Raised forehead. Wingspan up to 15 cm, body up to 5 cm.


Little Forest Bats hunt flying insects. They become inactive in winter (torpor) to save energy. They are the smallest species of bat in Australia and could fit inside a matchbox.


South-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Forest and woodland areas.

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