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Recent observations

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What

Sowell’s Short-tailed Bat Carollia sowelli

Observer

yamaneko

Date

July 3, 2013 06:46 PM COT

Description

Ejemplar capturado en curso de conservacion de la biodiversidad en la Estacio Chajul, RB Montes Azules

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Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat Artibeus jamaicensis

Observer

yamaneko

Date

July 4, 2013 06:42 PM COT

Description

Murcielago frutero dentro del area de la Estacion Chajul, en la RB. Montes Azules (Selva Lacandona)

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Madagascan Flying Fox Pteropus rufus

Observer

filip

Date

August 27, 2006 02:51 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

particolored bat Vespertilio murinus

Observer

dellfalconer

Date

August 30, 2016 04:50 PM CEST

Description

Particolored Bat (Zweifarbfledermaus, Vespertilio murinus), Austria, 2016-08-30

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Manavi Long-fingered Bat Miniopterus manavi

Observer

filip

Date

September 9, 2006 07:43 AM CEST

Description

M. manavi sensu lato seems to be a complex of cryptic species (Goodman et al. 2009).

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What

Mauritian Tomb Bat Taphozous mauritianus

Observer

muir

Date

August 27, 2016 07:52 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis

Observer

trnwrinfo

Date

the past

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(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat Corynorhinus rafinesquii

Observer

trnwrinfo

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the past

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What

Seminole Bat Lasiurus seminolus

Observer

trnwrinfo

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the past

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(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

What

Evening Bat Nycticeius humeralis

Observer

trnwrinfo

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the past

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Yellow Bat Lasiurus intermedius

Observer

trnwrinfo

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the past

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(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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Hoary Bat Lasiurus cinereus

Observer

trnwrinfo

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the past

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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