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Lesser long-nosed bat

Leptonycteris curasoae

Description:

Colonial species, occupies abandoned mines and caves at the base of mountains where the alluvial fan supports agaves, yuccas, saguaros, and organ pipe cacti.

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6 Comments

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the new North American Bat Tracker mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1830...

glbnoah109
glbnoah109 9 years ago

Great habitat description.

GabyMerlinaOlimon
GabyMerlinaOlimon 9 years ago

Thanks Ava! =)
i'll try to keep spotting cute stuff!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

I really appreciate your spottings; I'm in San Diego, and Baja is such a similar biome, but less disturbed by humans.

GabyMerlinaOlimon
GabyMerlinaOlimon 9 years ago

We took him out of the mine for a minute to take pictures. This was while doing research on bats of the desert of Central Baja California.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

How did you get a daylight picture of this bat? It's great!

GabyMerlinaOlimon
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GabyMerlinaOlimon

Baja California Sur, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 16, 2006
Submitted on Dec 7, 2011

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