How big can a bat be?
The largest species of bat is the Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox. It has a wingspan of up to six feet wide.
Greater Houston is home to 11 bat species, all insect-eaters. Those species are: Mexican free-tailed bat Big brown bat Evening bat Eastern red bat Northern yellow bat Eastern pipistrelle Hoary bat Seminole bat Southeastern myotis Silver-haired bat Rafinesque’s big-eared bat (state threatened species).