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Recent observations

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What

Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat Artibeus jamaicensis

Observer

diana_zamora

Date

May 3, 2016 10:51 PM CDT

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What

Eastern Red Bat Lasiurus borealis

Observer

maryejohnson

Date

May 30, 2016 12:33 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Uropatagium was caught on barbed wire. Used gloved hand to gently lift and move to nearby bush before rainstorm. Was unharmed other than minor hole in uropatagium. (I have rabies vx) no bite occurred. Just screeched

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What

Vesper Bats Family Vespertilionidae

Observer

friel

Date

May 29, 2016 11:32 AM CDT

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Observer

claremateke

Date

November 14, 2015 10:00 PM CAT

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What

Cape hairy bat Myotis tricolor

Observer

claremateke

Date

November 14, 2015 11:10 PM CAT

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Egyptian slit-faced bat Nycteris thebaica

Observer

claremateke

Date

November 14, 2015 09:55 PM CAT

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What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

claremateke

Date

November 14, 2015 09:50 PM CAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Nigerian free-tailed bat Tadarida nigeriae

Observer

claremateke

Date

November 14, 2015 10:30 PM CAT

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Peters's Epauletted Fruit Bat Epomophorus crypturus

Observer

claremateke

Date

November 14, 2015 10:15 PM CAT

Description

Very pale sandy coloured

Six palatal ridges, 2 post-dental.

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What

Damara woolly bat Kerivoula argentata

Observer

claremateke

Date

November 14, 2015 08:00 PM CAT

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Welwitsch's mouse-eared bat Myotis welwitschii

Observer

claremateke

Date

November 14, 2015 07:00 PM CAT

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What

Horseshoe bats Genus Rhinolophus

Observer

eddibisulli

Date

June 24, 2015 11:12 AM SAST

Description

Rhinolophus (Lacépède, 1799) è l'unico genere di pipistrello della famiglia dei Rinolofidi, comunemente noti come ferri di cavallo.

Famigliola a testa in giù.

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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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