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Eastern Horseshoe Bat

Rhinolophus megaphyllus


Helping to collect bat DNA for a project up in Iron Range

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Great shots. Bat status is good too. :)

SarahWhitt 8 years ago

PERFECT! The first one's face & ears look like they're carved outta wood!
This is amazing!! :)

ScottHarte 8 years ago

This project involved catching micro bats in Iron Range, taking a small DNA sample, acoustic recording of the species, photographs and measurements to help figure out distribution, density and species abundance in the Cape York lowland rainforests. Was really fun to see all the different bats that were in the area.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Awesome! Great spotting! I love the face!

KarenL 8 years ago

Nice shot! This sounds like a very interesting project Scott, can you tell us a little more about it?

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Spotted on Sep 21, 2012
Submitted on Nov 4, 2012

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