Science Oxford Pumpkin Trail

Odd One Out


barn owl against a black background



Grey moth upside down on a black surface



Flying bat against a dusk sky

Bats (credit: shellac/flickr)


Which of these three creatures do you think is the odd one out and why?

Talk with someone who chose a different answer to you. Why did they think that?

Most owls, bats and moths are nocturnal, which means they are most active at night.

What are some benefits to being nocturnal, and what are some challenges?