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Citizen Scientists: In Search of Bats

What DID Austin, TX and Phnom Penh, Cambodia have in common? Bats!

Dr. Merlin Tuttle hand-feeding Hardwicke’s woolly bat

Merlin Tuttle introduces the importance of conserving bats

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This is a rarely seen species that is widespread throughout much of Southeast Asia. In Thailand these bats roost in […]

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Painted Bat (Kerivoula picta) in flight.

This cave shelters the world’s largest remaining bat colony, some 10 – 20 million bats. They consume 100 to 200 […]

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Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) emerging from Bracken Cave.

A new species of woolly bat (Kerivoula sp?) capturing an oriental leafworm moth (Spodoptera litura) in Taiwan. This is one […]

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A new species of woolly bat (Kerivoula sp?)

An adult male Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus wahlbergi) with his cheek pouches full of figs in Kenya. These bats […]

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Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus wahlbergi)

A spectral bat (Vampyrum spectrum) from Costa Rica. This is the largest New World bat, with a wingspan of nearly […]

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Spectral bat (Vampyrum spectrum)

An adult male Chapin’s free-tailed bat (Chaerephon chapini) in Zimbabwe, Africa. The crest is hidden beneath body fur except during […]

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Chapin’s free-tailed bat (Chaerephon chapini)

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