Prey capture success at last!

After several  entire nights of near misses, our bats finally performed flawlessly. Both Dani and Toni worked long hours helping these bats overcome their fear so that they would perform naturally catching prey in front of a camera. Having finally gotten the pictures, we’ve released the bats and they are finally back home in their cave.

The Greater mouse-eared bat, Myotis myotis, catching a katydid

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….and catching a beetle

 

 

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