6 animals in 2 Heliconia cones, 1x5 and 1x1
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:
found dead in the village in june (exact date unknown)
three with babies, app. 1/3 of adult size
According to Jakob Fahr = Nycteris sp.
Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera (/kaɪˈrɒptərə/; from the Greek χείρ - cheir, "hand" and πτερόν - pteron, "wing") whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. By contrast, other mammals said to fly, such as flying squirrels, gliding possums, and colugos, can only glide for short distances. Bats do not flap their entire forelimbs, as birds do, but instead flap their spread-out digits, which are...