Observation courtesy of Souleymane Konaté, Université Nangui Abrogoua
by Stephen C. Smith -- Malabo, Equatorial Guinea -- March 17, 2012
A group hanging in a tall tree.
Seen in Entebbe Botanical Gardens Uganda
we only heard them in the late evening and he came back in the morning around 3 am for more love songs, only saw the eye shine
The Hammer-headed Bat (Hypsignathus monstrosus), also known as the Big-lipped Bat, is a megabat widely distributed in equatorial Africa. This large bat is found in riverine forests, mangroves, swamps, and palm forests at elevations less than 1800 meters.