Encontré el cuerpo desecado de un ejemplar de Tadarida brasiliensis en la banqueta a una calle de una casa particular donde hace unos días escuché muchos murciélagos en su techo hablando en el atardecer.
I found the desiccated body of a specimen of Tadarida brasiliensis on the sidewalk one street from a private house where a few days ago I heard many bats speaking in the roof during dusk.
200-300 ind in single palm tree, in front of the embassy of the Central African Republic
500+ ind in single palm tree in police compound in small town
ca. 200 ind in single palm tree inside private chicken farm
Murciélago hortelano mediterráneo. Morocco herptrip, april 2014
Dried and smoked bats at a local market in Kinshasa
Murciélago frutero común
colony in palm trees in the zoo of Yaounde, 500+ ind
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...