WONDER #1184: Why Do Bats Sleep Upside Down?

Question 1 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a place you’re likely to find a bat hanging around?

  1. caves
  2. attics
  3. bridges
  4. clothes lines

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following best describes how bats usually take flight?

  1. from the ground like a helicopter
  2. after a running start
  3. falling from a perch
  4. shooting out of a cannon

Question 3 of 3

A bat’s own body weight helps keep it firmly attached to a surface by pulling down on what that are connected to its talons?

  1. tendons
  2. muscles
  3. shoulders
  4. arms

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