ssp. rhodesianus or subniger
Identified by National Museum (D. Broadley)
Probably accidentally introduced from eastern highlands or Gonarezhou National Park. Nearest locality is Mutare
Seen gliding down the tarmac at evening.
Pointing the flash light on them disrupted their dinner of cockroach carcass. This is one of the two that fled in opposite directions. They often return when the coast is clear again to hunt for food.
On a leaf on citrus tree. Appeared to be having breakfast when spotted.
possibly niveus (?)
Growing in elephant dung
5 individuals found
a wonderful colony of Eidolon helvum
During a visit to Anjajavy Reserve/hotel, we took a short drive (15 min) to a small cave, and saw about 20 of these bats hanging overhead.