leaf-nosed bat

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Characterization of novel microsatellite loci in the great leaf-nosed bat Hipposideros armiger and cross- amplification in other related species.
Like all leaf-nosed bats, the newfound mammal has strange, leaf-like projections on its nose that may aid in echolocation -- sending out sound waves and listening for echoes bouncing off objects, including prey.
Some bats are named for their color or for something special about them, like the Long-Tongued Fruit Bat, the Old World Leaf-Nosed Bat, the Eastern Red Bat, and the Fishing Bat.
One such family, the leaf-nosed bat, is so soft-spoken they're known as "whispering bats.
2013: Hierarchical fruit selection by Neotropical leaf-nosed bats (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae).
Now she's behind the first GPS tracking project to analyse the flight patterns of leaf-nosed bats.
They investigated why there are so many more species of New World Leaf-Nosed bats, nearly 200, while their closest relatives produced only 10 species over the same period of time.
Jamaican fruit bats (Phyllostomidae: Artibeus jamaicensis) are leaf-nosed bats whose native range includes Brazil, the Bahamas, Antilles, Trinidad, Tobago, Key West, and from central Mexico south to Bolivia.
The ants trail along like "smoke" leaf-nosed bats squeak.