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Bats are mammal s of the order Chiroptera ( from the Greek - cheir, hand and - pteron, wing ) whose forelimbs form webbed wing s, making them the only mammal s naturally capable of true and sustained flight . By contrast, other mammals said to fly, such as flying squirrel s, gliding possum s, and colugo s, can only gli