You can find the jeffersonii subspecies throughout western North America, from California north to southern B.C. and east to Colorado. In Canada, only a few hundred remain, in the grasslands and dry forests of B.C.’s interior.
These small, brown-haired bats typically weigh about as much as a toonie or loonie. Bats eat insects and can play an important role in getting rid of some bugs that are considered as pests in forestry and agriculture.
Smaller than a housecat, this is one of the tiniest foxes in the world. Wildlife Preservation Canada began working with the swift fox in the mid-1990s, when we helped establish a small, self-sustaining population.