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The Lesser Asiatic Yellow House Bat (Scotophilus kuhlii) is smaller and leaner than the African Yellow House Bat. The total body length is about 120 mm and the average body weight is around 16 grams (Siyabona Africa Travel). The forearm length can extend up to 52 mm. A unique physical characteristic of the Lesser Yellow House Bat is the tail, which is long and covered with the interfemoral membrane between the hind legs. The Lesser Asiatic Yellow House Bat has pointy ears and a dog-like face with a dull muzzle. The Lesser Asiatic Yellow House Bat has soft dense yellowish-brown fur on the back. The abdomen fur is composed of either a white or off-white color (Baker) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotophilus...
Found in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan. The bat with pup was spotted in an urban garden.
Spotted on May 19, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013
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