Do you know why?
                                                Is there a difference?
                                                Take a look
                                                 and find out!
Are you
                                                                                   more like a bat
                                                                                   or a bird?

Bats are mammals.
They have fur or hair.
A baby bat is born live.
The babies nurse from their mom.
Bats have arms, hands and feet.
They are warm blooded.

Birds Are...well...birds!
They are hatched from eggs.
Birds have feathers, not fur or hair.
Babies are fed from mom's mouth.
They have wings, but no hands and fingers.


So, are bats and birds different?
Yes they are.
And, a bat is the only mammal that can truly fly...
even though it is not a bird!
Isn't that amazing?
Aren't bats really amazing?

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