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1. My toes and claws are exceptionally long, and the sides of my toes and claws are flat.
    I am _______________________

2. My kidneys work quickly so I can eliminate water as fast as I eat.
    I am _______________________

3. How does the quick elimination of water help this bat? ___________________________

4. I am a large, strong bat with large ears and broad wings.
    I am _______________________

5. Why would a nectar-eating bat need to hover? __________________________________

6. When I eat, I spit out pulp.
    I am _______________________

7. I can have a three-foot wingspan.
    I am _______________________

8. My long slender snout fits perfectly into flowers.
    I am _______________________

9. I use a tail membrane to help catch prey.
    I am _______________________

10. I fly fast over quiet water searching for tiny moving objects. My fur is oily.
    I am _______________________

11. I have sharp teeth for chopping flesh and strong jaws for killing prey.
    I am _______________________

12. My short broad wings and my large tail membrane allow me to dart in and out of branches.
    I am _______________________

13. I lap blood.
    I am _______________________

14. I have a large body with bright colors.
    I am _______________________

15. What is the advantage of having oily fur? ____________________________________

16. I use echolocation to detect ripples or fins on the surface of the water.
    I am _______________________

17. What is the advantage of being able to catch insects on the ground or on plants?
    ______________________________________________________

18. My nose can detect heat.
    I am _______________________

19. I have large eyes and excellentvision.
    I am _______________________

20. I can smell food from a long way off. I don't need to use echolocation.
    I am _______________________

21. I have a grooved lower lip and a rough scaly tongue.
    I am _______________________

22. I have saliva that keeps blood from clotting.
    I am _______________________

23. The Fish-eating bat has teeth like the ____________-eating bat.

24. A Sanguiore is a ________________________ bat.

25. A Frugivore is a ________________________ bat.