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The Bat That Walks on the Ground

Bat that walks on ground cover.
Level 2 cover image apr2013.

by Marlene Bennetts

Who knew that a bat could scuttle across on the ground like a mouse? This short article explains that, like the kiwi, bats didn’t need to escape predators before people arrived in New Zealand. The lesser short-tailed bats are able to fly, but they are in danger because of their reduced habitat and the introduction of predators. 

Series: School Journal Level 2, April 2013

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: “The Bat Detective” Connected 1 2002 | “Bat Maths” Connected 1 2002

Topics: conservation, living things, science, bats

In: School Journal Level 2, April 2013

Publication date: April 2013

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