Eidoloon, helvum, colony
Took these shot during a hike up Lion Mountain (Mauritius).
This little guy apparently roosts here every day. We saw him or her in the exact same place hanging from the roof at the Cheetah Conservation Fund. I am sure you could contact the folks there and find out more info:
According to Jakob Fahr = Nycteris sp.
Fruit Bats at Rekero Camp
Yellow Winged Bat frequented our camp for 3 nights in a row, keeping us safe from the mosquito's and moths in Masai Mara
One guest? The dark one on the right side should be new...
Found them on the other side of the house. Have been searching there sometimes, quite sure they haven't been there.
Large number of bats inside a giant baobab tree which also hosts an alter for local rituals.
Supposedly the largest colony of fruit bats in Africa.
Puechmaille, S.J., Allegrini, B., Benda, P., Gürün, K., Šrámek, J., Ibáñez, C., Juste B., J., Bilgin, R., 2014. A new species of the Miniopterus schreibersii species complex (Chiroptera: Miniopteridae) from the Maghreb Region, North Africa. Zootaxa 3794: 108-124.
Soo Cute! Okavango Delta, Botswana
Resident in our lodge.
male FA 95mm - F3 59,3mm
3 females, FA 71mm -F3 41mm + FA 70mm - F3 39,1 + female with new-born immediatly relaesed
male FA 32,6mm - F3 57mm + female full pregnant FA 33,7mm - F3 60mm
nearly 2.000 ind resting