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Sheath-tailed bats hanging from the ceiling of an ancient Mayan pyramid. family Emballonuridae.
Thank you Lauren Zarate for the ID and link.
Our little Bat is Balantiopteryx io, an insectivore. Yours is not in the usual position of balancing itself on it's fore arms….The left bat in the 3rd picture and all the bats in the 4th picture are in the classic triangular position. They also do not like to be bunched together like the Leaf-nosed bats in your other spotting.
Thank you jbstrange2202 for the ID.
Brasiliensis? There is that Mexico-Brasil link again... :-)
Yes AfriBats, I saw the two kinds of bats in the same temple that Lauren saw hers. Thanks for the help.
That's a sheath-tailed bat (family Emballonuridae). Spotted in the same temple as this one?www.projectnoah.org/spottings/237966075
Lat: 16.90, Long: -90.96
Spotted on Dec 10, 2013 Submitted on Apr 7, 2014