Especie capturada en el Parque Nacional Volcan Masaya en un bosque secundario
Vampyrum spectrum este especimen fue capturado en un bosque secundario con una red triple.
We found this bat roosting on the inside wall of our cabin. It has an appendage on the end of its nose. I do not know the species. The animal is about 3 inches long more or less.
unfledged juvenile caught from excavated termite nest
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...