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'''Bats''' were flying creatures of the night, traditionally associated with the forces of [[Morgoth]] and of [[Sauron]]. They were most famous in [[Middle-earth]] for taking the part of the [[Goblins]] during the [[Battle of Five Armies]].  
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[[Image:Bats (Pamela Shanteau).jpg|thumb|''Swarm of Bats'' by Pamela Shanteau]]
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'''Bats''' were flying creatures of the night, traditionally associated with the forces of [[Morgoth]] and of [[Sauron]].{{fact}} They were most famous in [[Middle-earth]] for taking the part of the [[Goblins]] during the [[Battle of Five Armies]].<ref>{{H|17}}</ref>
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==Other fiction==
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In the story ''[[Roverandom]]'', the ''shadowbats'' are mentioned among the creatures living on the moon.<ref>{{HM|R}}, "[Chapter] 2"</ref>
  
 
==Portrayal in Adaptations ==  
 
==Portrayal in Adaptations ==  
  
 
'''2007: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'':'''
 
'''2007: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'':'''
:Bats are found in caves throughout Middle-earth, epsecially in Moria. They are frequently the pets of [[Morrival|Morrivals]].
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:Bats are found in caves throughout Middle-earth, especially in Moria. They are frequently the pets of [[Morrival|Morrivals]].
 
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File:Bats (Pamela Shanteau).jpg
Swarm of Bats by Pamela Shanteau

Bats were flying creatures of the night, traditionally associated with the forces of Morgoth and of Sauron.[source?] They were most famous in Middle-earth for taking the part of the Goblins during the Battle of Five Armies.[1]

Other fiction

In the story Roverandom, the shadowbats are mentioned among the creatures living on the moon.[2]

Portrayal in Adaptations

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Bats are found in caves throughout Middle-earth, especially in Moria. They are frequently the pets of Morrivals.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "The Clouds Burst"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Christina Scull, Wayne G. Hammond (eds.), Roverandom, "[Chapter] 2"