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Tent-making bats

Uroderma bilobatum


Medium sized-leaf-nosed bats with brownsih grey coat.Four white stripes in their faces. These were found roosting at the underpart of the leaves of a tall palm tree.These roosts provide excellent protection from the tropical rains, and a single tent roost may house several bats at once.


Garden in Alajuela, Costa Rica.

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The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks, StirredMocha! we saw them just by chance because we looked up above our heads and there were they! :-)

StirredMocha 6 years ago

Nice spotting!

The MnMs
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The MnMs

Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 23, 2014
Submitted on Aug 1, 2014

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