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Greater Sac-Winged Bat

Saccopteryx bilineata


These bats eat insects and are found most often in the Rainforest. They get their name because of the small pouches found on the male's wings. They use these to attract females and to mark their territory.


Tortuguero, Costa Rica


Found this lone guy trying to hide out during the day at the Laguna Lodge in Tortuguero.

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Costa Rica

Lat: 10.54, Long: -83.50

Spotted on Sep 22, 2013
Submitted on Oct 4, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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