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Lesser short-nosed fruit bat

Cynopterus brachyotis

Description:

Compared to insectivorous bats, fruit bats are relatively large and, with some exceptions, do not navigate by echolocation. They are herbivores and rely on their keen senses of sight and smell to locate food. Most fruit bats are larger than insectivorous bats or Microchiroptera, however there are a number of small fruit bats also.

Habitat:

Taken in South Luangwa National Park

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Stephen Wain
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Stephen Wain

Muchinga, Zambia

Spotted on Jun 28, 2018
Submitted on Jul 1, 2018

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