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any of numerous bats of the family Hipposideridae of northwest Africa or Philippines or Australia having a horseshoe-shaped leaf on the nose

a bat of the family Rhinolophidae having a horseshoe-shaped leaf on the nose

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2033_BUD, a summer shelter of small horseshoe colonies, under the project of protection of small horseshoe bats and other species of bats in southern Poland (Podkowiec +) - robots.
Lesser horseshoe bats have been found at Worcester Cathedral PICTURE: FRANCIS FLANAGAN
2000: Competition for food by expanding pipistrelle bat populations (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) might contribute to the decline of lesser horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus hipposideros).
Peter Evans, Protected Species Officer for Natural Resources Wales, said they were concerned as the proposed bypass was a migration route for animals like the otter and the lesser horseshoe bat, both protected species.
Baric and Menachery worked with SARS-like coronavirus sequences isolated from Chinese horseshoe bats, where SARS originated.
Horseshoe bats of the World (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae).
Chinese horseshoe bats carry two viruses that are closely related to the coronavirus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, in people.
and China Thursday confirmed that the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus, which killed more than 750 people worldwide in 2002 and 2003, originated from horseshoe bats in China.
Attracted by the nearby farmer's ponds, they include common pipistrelles, soprano pipistrelles, lesser horseshoe bats, Natterer's bats and whiskered bats.
The cool conditions have also affected bats, in particular lesser and greater horseshoe bats whose pregnancies will have slowed down.
Plas Pistyll, Nefyn is close to horseshoe bats (inset)
Using a combination of methods that included high-speed stereovision and high-resolution tomography, the researchers from Virginia Tech and Shandong University reconstructed the three-dimensional geometries of the outer ears from live horseshoe bats as they deformed in these short time intervals.
Nevertheless, broken wing bones have been reported from a number of species of bats, including hoary bats (Lasiurus cinereus; Benton and Stanley, 1965), pallid bats (Antrozous pallidus; Davis and Doster, 1972); brandt's myotis (Myotis brandtii; Bogdanowicz and Urbanczyk, 1986), lesser horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus hipposideros; Piksa, 2006) and serotine bats (Eptesicus serotinus; L.
The quarry near the village of Trefil is home to hundreds of tiny lesser horseshoe bats.
5 sq m barn in Gloucestershire and home to lesser horseshoe bats to huge areas such as 37,000 hectares of the Humber estuary, where a colony of grey seals and 50,000 golden plovers are found.