Classification
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  • Portuguese
    • Morcegos
  • Swahili
    • Popo
  • French
    • Chiroptères
    • Chauves-souris
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 翼手目
  • Korean
    • 익수목
  • Italian
    • Pipistrelli
  • Hebrew
    • עטלפים
  • Scientific Names
    • Chiroptera
    • Microchiroptera
  • English
    • Bats
  • Belarusian
    • Рукакрылыя
  • Russian
    • Рукокрылые
  • Japanese
    • 翼手目
    • コウモリ目
  • Spanish
    • Murciélagos
  • German
    • Fledertiere

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Parnell's moustached bat Pteronotus parnellii

Observer

gallo

Date

November 20, 2016 11:59 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

New World Leaf-nosed Bats Family Phyllostomidae

Observer

gallo

Date

November 18, 2016 02:07 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Vampire Bat Desmodus rotundus

Observer

gallo

Date

November 20, 2016 01:04 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Neotropical Fruit Bats Genus Artibeus

Observer

gallo

Date

November 18, 2016 02:54 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Spix's Disk-winged Bat Thyroptera tricolor

Observer

amplex4love

Date

October 3, 2009

Photos / Sounds

What

Schreibers' Long-fingered Bat Miniopterus schreibersii

Observer

jpsilva

Date

January 21, 2017 04:51 PM WET

Place

Portugal (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Straw-colored Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

restlessspaces

Date

March 15, 2016 11:01 AM UTC

Place

Osun, NG (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Straw-colored Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

restlessspaces

Date

March 15, 2016 11:01 AM UTC

Place

Osun, NG (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Straw-colored Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

restlessspaces

Date

March 15, 2016 11:01 AM UTC

Place

Osun, NG (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Straw-colored Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

restlessspaces

Date

March 15, 2016 11:01 AM UTC

Place

Osun, NG (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Straw-colored Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

restlessspaces

Date

March 15, 2016 11:01 AM UTC

Place

Osun, NG (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Straw-colored Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

restlessspaces

Date

March 15, 2016 11:00 AM UTC

Place

Osun, NG (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera (/kaɪˈrɒptərə/; from the Greek χείρ - cheir, "hand" and πτερόν - pteron, "wing") whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. By contrast, other mammals said to fly, such as flying squirrels, gliding possums, and colugos, can only glide for short distances. Bats do not flap their entire forelimbs, as birds do, but instead flap their spread-out digits, which are...

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