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Bats

Order: Chiroptera - 6 species in 6 genera (out of 1286 species)
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Lesser Horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros)
+ Madagascan rousette (Rousettus madagascariensis)
+ Western Sheath-tailed Bat (Paremballonura tiavato)
+ Wrinkle-lipped bat (Chaerephon plicatus)
+ Caroline flying fox (Pteropus molossinus)
Family: Hipposideridae:
+ Diadem roundleaf bat (Hipposideros diadema)

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Tanzania

Going batty

Bats
Tanzania
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Oh yeah, that's better.

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Wrinkle-lipped bat (Chaerephon plicatus)

The bats cometh

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Wrinkle-lipped bat (Chaerephon plicatus)
Family: Molossidae (free-tailed bats)
Deer Cave
Borneo

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Batman's dilemma

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Wrinkle-lipped bat (Chaerephon plicatus)
Family: Molossidae (free-tailed bats)
Deer Cave
Borneo

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Madagascar

On the wing

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Papua New Guinea

Flying fox

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see Bats
Madang, PNG
March 21, 2012

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England

Lesser Horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros)

Cheddar cave denizen

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The Lesser Horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros) - at least until someone can provide a more definitive ID -
hanging from broken stalactite in Gough's Cave, Cheddar Canyon

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Costa Rica

Bat feeder by night

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Bats
Monteverde

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Going batty

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Bats
La Selva - river trip
October 17, 2010 - Happy birthday, Spyph

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"Bat are up"

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Bats
La Selva - last night photo session
October 21, 2010

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Madagascar

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Bats
Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Madagascan rousette (Rousettus madagascariensis)

An amazing camp of bats

camp of bats
Madagascan rousette (Rousettus madagascariensis)
Family: Pteropodidae (Old World fruit bats)
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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An amazing camp of bats

camp of bats
Madagascan rousette (Rousettus madagascariensis)
Family: Pteropodidae (Old World fruit bats)
Ankarana, Madagascar
July 4, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Western Sheath-tailed Bat (Paremballonura tiavato)

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Western Sheath-tailed Bat (Paremballonura tiavato)
Family: Emballonuridae (sheath-tailed bats)
Bemaraha, Madagascar
July 15, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Caroline flying fox (Pteropus molossinus)

Batty

micronesia 2018

Caroline flying fox (Pteropus molossinus)
Family: Pteropodidae (Old World fruti bats)
Botanical garden
Pohnpei
June 3, 2018
Canon 7Dmark 2

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Diadem roundleaf bat (Hipposideros diadema)

Bat cave

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Diadem roundleaf bat (Hipposideros diadema)
Family: Hipposideridae (Old World leaf-nosed bats)
Sumatra
July 29, 2012

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Stanford Quad

Two emerging

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Bats
Stanford Quad
January 5, 2012

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Taking off

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Bats
Stanford Quad
January 5, 2012

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On the wing

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Bats
Stanford Quad
January 5, 2012

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Last modified: November 27, 2020
Created: December 11, 2006
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