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New World Leaf-Nosed Bat

Phyllostomidae

Description:

Small sized Bat, around 7-8cm.

Habitat:

Found in a small cave up in the mountain.


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5 Comments

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

They may look scary but they are harmless, @maximoz1

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks for the ID, @AfriBats and your kind comments.

And no, I didn't noticed the baby at all, thanks again for pointing that out.
I tried to look at other pictures of the same Bat but didn't get a clear shot of the baby :(

AfriBats
AfriBats 3 years ago

In case you haven't noticed: it's a mother with her suckling young clinging to her

AfriBats
AfriBats 3 years ago

Nice shot of a New World leave-nosed bat (Phyllostomidae)

Telire, Limón, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.31, Long: -83.20

Spotted on Mar 21, 2015
Submitted on Jun 15, 2015

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