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Insect-eating bats typically consume what percentage of their body weight in insects each night in the summer?
A. 20-30% B. 40-60% C. 50-100% D. 70-110%
ANSWER: (c) 50-100% These little creatures eat quite a lot for their body size – it would be equivalent to a 60kg person eating 30-60kg of food per day! Bats typically feed on insects like moths, beetles, mayflies, caddis flies, and midges.
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