Thursday, 22 October 2015

NZ Native Animals

W.A.L.T. Write a report about New Zealand Native animals.

Introducing facts about Short tailed bats.This morning I am going to write about a Short tailed bats.Short tailed bats are native to New Zealand.


Description:
A Short tailed bat has sharp claws to catch their food and they also have two pointed ears and a tail.Their fur is a grey kind of colour and they have a strange looking nose.They have sharp teeth to eat their food.

Diet:
Short tailed bats eat little insects like moths,beetles and flies. They also eat flowers,nectar and pollen.They may even eat anything that’s available around its environment like berries.


Characteristics:
A Short tailed bat is nocturnal so that means they look for food at night and sleeps at day time.They also spend most of their time catching insects like flies in the air.

Interesting Facts:
The one fact that is interesting is that a Short tailed bat weighs about 12 to 15 kilograms. The last fact that was interesting is that a short tailed bats body is the same size as your thumb.

Seba's short-tailed bat

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