Common Long-tongued Bats have long, slender tongues, and are the most commonly encountered nectar-feeding bats in Central America. Dark gray instead of the Jamaican Fruit Bat's rusty color, but it also bores a leafy flange above its nostrils
These bats eat moths and fruits in the wet season and nectar and pollen in the dry season. They roost in small to large groups in caves, tunnels, culverts, hollow trees and buildings, usually not in complete darkness. Individuals hang singly or in clusters. These bats where around 10 cm in size. They were in the caverns of Balankanche near Chichen Itza.
Lat: 20.71, Long: -89.09
Spotted on Sep 12, 2011
Submitted on Sep 20, 2011