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Yellow-bellied Sheathtail Bat

Saccolaimus flaviventris

Notes:

Quite large insectiverous Bat - Photo taken at the Tolga Bat Hospital

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8 Comments

Steve A
Steve A 9 years ago

Thanks Cindy. Nor too many people are fond of bats, but they really are fascinating animals found on almost every continent on earth :-)

Cindyloohoo
Cindyloohoo 9 years ago

So very, very sweet. :)

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 11 years ago

Ha! I've always had a fondness for bats although I've never had the pleasure of caring for one or meeting one in the wild! Great Work you do both with the photography and the rehab work!

Steve A
Steve A 11 years ago

@ EmilyMarino - This was one of two Yellow-bellied Sheathtails in care at the bat hospital. Never thought of it as cute! One was super aggressive, the other (female I think) was very calm.

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 11 years ago

Super cute!!!

hookgv
hookgv 11 years ago

The "grooves" in it's ears are interesting.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 11 years ago

Really good picture!

The MnMs
The MnMs 11 years ago

Awesome picture!

Steve A
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Steve A

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jan 24, 2011
Submitted on Jun 22, 2011

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