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What

Epauletted Fruit Bats Genus Epomophorus

Observer

pstouffer

Date

April 5, 2015 06:43 PM SAST

Place

Mwera, Tanga, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

Suborder Megachiroptera- fruit bats or megabats or megachiropterans
Family Pteropodidae- all megachiropterans
There were four of these beautiful giants roosting along the main beam of our banda. I thought this one looked a little chunky, and the explanation came when a little nose popped out from under the wing. I know New World bats fly with their small young, but that seems unlikely with one this size. If the baby couldn't fly she must have left it somewhere else, as they all left at dusk.
Thanks to Jakob at Afribats and Lara and Charles Foley for the id- any guesses on the species? at Pangani, Tanga, Tanzania

I'd be interested in more information on what's going on here- is the female still lactating? is the youngster fully volant?

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What

Something...

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

March 25, 2015

Place

Tanga Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

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Observer

jimsteamer

Date

March 17, 2015

Place

Tanga Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

African Migrant Catopsilia florella

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

March 17, 2015

Place

Tanga Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Order Hymenoptera Order Hymenoptera

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

March 17, 2015

Place

Tanga Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

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Observer

jimsteamer

Date

March 17, 2015

Place

Tanga Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

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Observer

jimsteamer

Date

March 17, 2015

Place

Tanga Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Diabolocatantops axillaris

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 4, 2011 11:15 AM CEST

Place

Mwera, Tanga, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Genus Truxalis

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 3, 2011 02:36 PM CEST

Place

Mwera, Tanga, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Diabolocatantops axillaris

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 3, 2011 02:35 PM CEST

Place

Mwera, Tanga, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Eidolon helvum

Observer

nobati

Date

January 24, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A large colony, probably between 500-1000, day roosting in mango and coconut trees in the urban centre of Korogwe (Korogwe District, Tanga Region, TanzaniaI

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What

Common Greenshank Genus Tringa

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 7, 2011 03:33 PM CEST

Place

Pangani River, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

The non-egret.

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What

Pipefishes Family Syngnathidae

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 13, 2011 11:15 AM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)
Ray-finned Fishes

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What

Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 13, 2011 11:18 AM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse Labroides dimidiatus

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 13, 2011 11:27 AM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)
Ray-finned Fishes

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What

Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 13, 2011 11:28 AM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Humbug Dascyllus Dascyllus aruanus

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 13, 2011 11:32 AM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Pipefishes Family Syngnathidae

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 14, 2011 08:59 AM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)
Ray-finned Fishes

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What

Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 14, 2011 09:00 AM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Yellow Boxfish Ostracion cubicus

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 14, 2011 09:15 AM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Red-knobbed Sea Star Protoreaster lincki

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 14, 2011 09:23 AM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Scorpaenopsis gibbosa

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 15, 2011 12:20 PM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Spider-eye Puffer Canthigaster amboinensis

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 15, 2011 12:35 PM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Black-saddled Toby Order Tetraodontiformes

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 15, 2011 12:36 PM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)
Ray-finned Fishes

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What

Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 15, 2011 12:36 PM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Stingless bees Tribe Meliponini

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 10, 2011 03:05 PM CEST

Place

Pangani, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Nile Crocodile Crocodylus niloticus

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 7, 2011 03:13 PM CEST

Place

Pangani River, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

Pangani River

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What

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns Family Ardeidae

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 7, 2011 03:33 PM CEST

Place

Pangani River, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

Pangani River

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What

Catfishes Order Siluriformes

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 7, 2011 04:17 PM CEST

Place

Pangani River, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

Pangani River Est.

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What

Zanj Sun Squirrel Heliosciurus undulatus

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

April 1, 2010 10:29 AM EAT

Place

Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

Taken with IR flash. Compare to http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1198209 at the same tree.

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What

Swynnerton's Bush Squirrel Paraxerus vexillarius

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

April 1, 2010 08:42 AM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Taken with IR flash. Compare to http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1198212 at the same tree.

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What

african pied wagtail Motacilla aguimp

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 5, 2008 05:45 PM EAT

Place

Mazumbai, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

On the lawn of the Mazumbai rest house.

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What

Carpenter Bees Genus Xylocopa

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 5, 2008 09:52 AM EAT

Place

Mazumbai, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

This sucker was BIG! I had the good sense to include the GPS in there for scale, but not enough to think to include the coordinates...

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What

Screeching Frogs Genus Arthroleptis

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 5, 2008 09:04 AM EAT

Place

Mazumbai, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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What

Chicken Gallus domesticus

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 3, 2008 03:24 PM EAT

Place

Lushoto, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

I find this variety of chicken hilarious, because they perpetually look like they had a terrible shock. I've never seen a chicken like this in the US, and I laughed when I first saw this one.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 3, 2008 11:29 AM EAT

Place

Lushoto, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

Garden plant. I don't think this was at Irente View Farm, but someplace like that in the West Usambaras. Will try to get a more precise location by looking back at notes.

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What

African Striped Skink Trachylepis striata

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 2, 2008 12:33 PM EAT

Place

Lushoto, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

I see at least 6 skinks in this photo! I don't remember the circumstances under which I took this, but it looks like I was looking down a wall or a fence somehow.

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What

West Usambara two-horned chamaeleon Kinyongia multituberculata

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 2, 2008 09:38 AM EAT

Place

Lushoto, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Tags

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What

Eidolon helvum

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 7, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I have a couple of videos of the bats leaving their roost trees and flying in all directions.

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What

Milicia excelsa

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 7, 2008 06:48 PM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

There was a larger Milicia nearby, and it was suggested by the folks nearby that this sapling was planted by the bats since they eat the fruits.

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What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 8, 2008 09:00 AM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 8, 2008 08:46 AM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dead on the wire.

Photos / Sounds

What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 7, 2008 04:51 PM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 7, 2008 04:51 PM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 7, 2008 04:49 PM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dead on the wire.

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What

Kinyongia multituberculata Genus Kinyongia

Observer

filups

Date

October 10, 2014 09:38 PM EDT

Place

mambo, tanzania (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Kinyongia multituberculata Genus Kinyongia

Observer

filups

Date

October 10, 2014 09:18 PM EDT

Place

mambo, tanzania (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

West Usambara two-horned chamaeleon Kinyongia multituberculata

Observer

filups

Date

October 10, 2014 04:59 PM EDT

Place

mtae, tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

In weeds along road.

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What

Rosette-nosed Chameleon Rhampholeon spinosus

Observer

filups

Date

October 11, 2014 08:55 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

It was about 10m up a tree near a stream, so I couldn't get close

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What

Treculia africana

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 12, 2008 09:37 AM EAT

Place

Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania (Google, OSM)

Description

I think this is pistillate flowers even though it looks big enough to be a fruit. This particular tree is growing right next to the road.