An insectivorous bat with ears that are very long in proportion to the body.
Plecotus and other genera, family Vespertilionidae: several species, in particular the common long-eared bat or brown long-eared bat (P. auritus) of Eurasia‘The pipistrelles and brown long-eared bats who've been very active this summer have settled in their winter roosts - our cellar, old barn eaves and rot-holes in trees.’
- ‘A colony of Gould's long-eared bats had taken up residence inside the bell.’
long-eared bat/lôNG ird bat/ /lɔŋ ɪrd bæt/
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