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Recent observations

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Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

March 1, 2014

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Square

Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

March 1, 2014

Description

Especie capturada en el Parque Nacional Volcan Masaya en un bosque secundario

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Square

Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

April 14, 2014

Description

Vampyrum spectrum este especimen fue capturado en un bosque secundario con una red triple.

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Observer

greglasley

Date

April 17, 2014

Description

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.

Photos / Sounds

What

white-winged vampire bat Diaemus youngi

Observer

dina

Date

May 8, 2004

Photos / Sounds

What

pygmy round-eared bat Lophostoma brasiliense

Observer

dina

Date

October 5, 2007

Photos / Sounds

What

spectral bat Vampyrum spectrum

Observer

dina

Date

November 14, 2001

Description

juvenile female

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Observer

dina

Date

November 14, 2001

Description

unfledged juvenile caught from excavated termite nest

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Square

Observer

dina

Date

May 19, 2002

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Observer

dina

Date

March 6, 2001

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Observer

dina

Date

February 26, 2001

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dina

Date

March 16, 2001
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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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