Mexican Free-Tailed Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis)

Scaled collection of drawings of Mexican Free-Tailed Bat in various flying poses with dimensions

The Mexican Free-Tailed Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis), also known as the Brazilian Free-Tailed Nat, is a medium-sized bat species, known for having the fastest horizontal speed of any animal. The Mexican Free-Tailed Bat has a tail that is half of its body length and a body that is covered with red-brown fur. The Mexican Free-Tailed Bat is native to both North American and South American and typically lives in caves. The Mexican Free-Tailed Bat hunts and eats moths, beetles, dragonflies, flies, true bugs, wasps, and ants. It has a lifespan of up to 17 years and is not in danger of extinction.

The Mexican Free-Tailed Bat has a wingspan in the range of 11.4”-13.8” (29-35 cm) and total weight of .25-.42 oz (7-12 g). The body of the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat has a body length between 3.1”-3.9” (8-10 cm) and estimated hanging height of 3.9”-4.7” (10-12 cm). The typical lifespan of the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat is between 8-12 years.

Details

*Under Development*

Height:
3.9”-4.7” | 10-12 cm (Hanging)
Width:
11.4”-13.8” | 29-35 cm (Wingspan)
Depth:
Length:
3.1”-3.9” | 8-10 cm (Body)
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Weight:
.25-.42 oz | 7-12 g
Area:
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Scientific Name:
Tadarida brasiliensis
Lifespan:
8-12 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Mexican Free-Tailed Bat flying (assorted), hanging

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Bats, one of the most numerous types of mammals and the only mammals capable of true flight. With over 1,200 different species of bats ranging in wingspan size from a little over an inch to five feet, bats are found on nearly every continent, except for deserts and arctic regions.

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2.4”-2.75” | 6-7 cm (Hanging)
5.9”-6.7” | 15-17 cm (Wingspan)
1.1”-1.6” | 2.9-4.2 cm (Body)
.05-.07 oz | 1.5-2 g
5-10 years
Bumblebee Bat
7.000
17.000
4.200
0.002
10.00
24600
3D
Bumblebee Bat
18.5”-21.7” | 47-55 cm (Hanging)
59”-67” | 150-170 cm (Wingspan)
11.4”-15.75” | 29-40 cm (Body)
2.2-2.6 lb | 1-1.2 kg
15-23 years
Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox
55.000
170.000
40.000
1.200
23.00
16900
3D
Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox
1.8”-2” | 4.5-5 cm (Hanging)
3.7”-4.1” | 9.5-10.5 cm (Wingspan)
1.5”-1.9” | 3.7-4.7 cm (Body)
.18-.21 oz | 5-6 g
7-18 years
Honduran White Bat
5.000
10.500
4.700
0.006
18.00
16450
3D
Honduran White Bat
9.8”-14.2” | 25-36 cm (Hanging)
27.2”-38.2” | 69-97 cm (Wingspan)
7.5”-11” | 19-28 cm (Body)
.5-1 lb | 230-450 g
12-30 years
Hammer-Headed Bat
36.000
97.000
28.000
0.450
30.00
11000
3D
Hammer-Headed Bat
3.9”-5.1” | 10-13 cm (Hanging)
8.7”-10.6” | 22-27 cm (Wingspan)
3.1”-3.7” | 8-9.5 cm (Body)
.18-.46 oz | 5-13 g
7-34 years
Little Brown Bat
13.000
27.000
9.500
0.013
34.00
11000
3D
Little Brown Bat
5.3”-6.3” | 13.5-16 cm (Hanging)
13.8”-15.75” | 35-40 cm (Wingspan)
2.6”-3.5” | 6.5-9 cm (Body)
.88-1.6 oz | 25-45 g
12-29 years
Common Vampire Bat
16.000
40.000
9.000
0.045
29.00
7100
3D
Common Vampire Bat
3.9”-4.7” | 10-12 cm (Hanging)
11.4”-13.8” | 29-35 cm (Wingspan)
3.1”-3.9” | 8-10 cm (Body)
.25-.42 oz | 7-12 g
8-12 years
Mexican Free-Tailed Bat
12.000
35.000
10.000
0.012
12.00
7000
3D
Mexican Free-Tailed Bat
5.9”-6.7” | 15-17 cm (Hanging)
15”-16.9” | 38-43 cm (Wingspan)
5.1”-5.9” | 13-15 cm (Body)
.71-1.2 oz | 20-35 g
6-14 years
Hoary Bat
17.000
43.000
15.000
0.035
14.00
6506
3D
Hoary Bat
4.5”-5.3” | 11.5-13.5 cm (Hanging)
13.4”-15.75” | 34-40 cm (Wingspan)
2”-2.75” | 5-7 cm (Body)
.46-1.2 oz | 13-34 g
10-30 years
Greater Horseshoe Bat
13.500
40.000
7.000
0.034
30.00
2100
3D
Greater Horseshoe Bat
3.9”-4.7” | 10-12 cm (Hanging)
9.8”-11.8” | 25-30 cm (Wingspan)
2.75”-3.4” | 7-8.6 cm (Body)
.25-.35 oz | 7-10 g
Unknown
Palaeochiropteryx
12.000
30.000
8.600
0.010
140
3D
Palaeochiropteryx
15”-18.1” | 38-46 cm (Hanging)
39”-47” | 100-120 cm (Wingspan)
9.1”-13” | 23-33 cm (Body)
2.2-3.5 lb | 1-1.6 kg
9-23 years
Great Flying Fox
46.000
120.000
33.000
1.600
23.00
130
3D
Great Flying Fox
3.9”-4.5” | 10-11.5 cm (Hanging)
7.9”-9.1” | 20-23 cm (Wingspan)
2.4”-3.1” | 6-8 cm (Body)
.67-1.4 oz | 19-41 g
4-5 years
Common Sheath-Tailed Bat
11.500
23.000
8.000
0.041
5.00
35
3D
Common Sheath-Tailed Bat