Bats, the question, and Heidegger

Tonight, as our entire family lay on the hammock, tired from a walk around the field through long grass, looking up into the twilight at bats moving silently between the stars, my oldest sat up to ask a question:

"Daddy, do bats know what kind of animal they are?  Do they know that they are bats?"
It caused me to lay back in peace, and smile.  It also reminded me what I needed to do for the rest of the evening.  And so later on, after putting the girls to bed, I pulled down a red book from the shelf I've been meaning to return to lately, and opened to "The Question Concerning Technology," where I was greeted with these words:
"In what follows we shall be questioning concerning technology.  Questioning builds a way."
I'd like to know the answer, too.

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