carnivorous bat


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Roost sites must also provide protection from potential predators that actively search for bats as prey, such as carnivorous bats, primates, certain birds, and specifically those that develop a search image for roost structures (Lima and O'Keefe, 2013).
They belong to an ancient family of carnivorous bats and are placed in super family Rhinolophoidae along with rhinopomatid and rhinolophid bats in the Suborder Yinpterochiroptera (Springer et al.
Carnivorous bats such as Megaderma lyra or the greater fishing bat, Noctilio leporinus, could adopt a lunar phobic behavior in order to feed when they are more likely to detect and capture prey.