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Recent observations

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Observer

guisauco

Date

July 12, 2013 01:07 AM SAST

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What

Spix's Disk-winged Bat Thyroptera tricolor

Observer

canopalma

Date

August 28, 2014

Description

6 animals in 2 Heliconia cones, 1x5 and 1x1

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Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

abedilartey

Date

August 8, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Eidoloon, helvum, colony

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Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

abedilartey

Date

July 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Eidolon, helvum

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What

Greater Mascarene flying fox Pteropus niger

Observer

rinahart169

Date

August 28, 2014 09:13 PM GST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Took these shot during a hike up Lion Mountain (Mauritius).

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What

Horseshoe bats Genus Rhinolophus

Observer

kitbarn75

Date

July 28, 2014 10:07 AM CET

Description

This little guy apparently roosts here every day. We saw him or her in the exact same place hanging from the roof at the Cheetah Conservation Fund. I am sure you could contact the folks there and find out more info:
cheetah.org

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Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

makgobokgobo

Date

August 18, 2013 08:07 AM UTC

Place

Kindia (Google, OSM)

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Sinaloan mastiff bat Molossus sinaloae

Observer

canopalma

Date

June 1, 2014

Description

found dead in the village in june (exact date unknown)

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Proboscis bat Rhynchonycteris naso

Observer

canopalma

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

three with babies, app. 1/3 of adult size

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Vesper Bats Family Vespertilionidae

Observer

justindarr

Date

August 26, 2014 11:32 AM EDT

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What

Nycteris sp. Genus Nycteris

Observer

belaud

Date

April 1, 2014

Description

According to Jakob Fahr = Nycteris sp.

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Great Fruit-eating Bat Artibeus lituratus

Observer

ana_santiago

Date

January 31, 2014
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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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