Dog-faced bats

Cover of: Dog-faced bats | Pamela J. Gerholdt

Published by Abdo & Daughters, Distributed by Rockbottom Books in Edina, Minn, Minneapolis, Minn .

Written in English

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  • Cynopterus -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Dog-faced fruit bats.,
  • Bats.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 23) and index.

Book details

StatementPamela J. Gerholdt.
SeriesCheckerboard animal library, Bats
LC ClassificationsQL737.C575 G47 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1272709M
ISBN 101562395009
LC Control Number95004040

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Instead, it has prominent tubular nostrils. Together with large eyes, it has a dog-like face. It is sometimes called the Lesser Dog-faced fruit Dog-faced bats book and Lesser Short-nosed fruit bat. Generally brown, the male has a reddish collar while the female has a yellowish collar.

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Greenhall's dog-faced bat (Cynomops greenhalli) is a South American bat species of the family Molossidae. It is found in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, the Guianas, northeastern Brazil and Trinidad.

It is an insect-eating bat, 40–97 mm in length. Yellowish brown to black above, grey underneath, it is broad-faced with widely separated : Mammalia. Lesser Dog-faced Fruit Bat: Fig 1 Fig 2 Fig 3 Fig 4 Fig 5: Order: CHIROPTERA Family: Pteropodidae Species: Cynopterus brachyotis Forearm Length: up to cm Weight: up to 42 grams.

Also called the Short-nosed or Common Fruit Bat, this species is common to abundant throughout most of its range. The fruit bat known as “flying fox” is quite large for a bat; some species have wingspans as great as five feet.

To visitors from America and Europe, these dog-faced bats are striking. Yet the most experienced cryptozoologists who investigate these sightings have not, it seems, found even one example of any person who has seen a fruit bat.

Griffin's leaf-nosed bat was only just discovered by startled researchers in Vietnam, where it haunts the jungles like its Schwarzenegger-stalking face-buddy. The mandibular meat-explosion that passes for the creature's face is actually a radar tool that helps the bat to focus its echolocation calls.

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Flying Fox Bats, by Tamara L. Britton, ABDO Publishing Company, - For those looking to learn abotu indiciual types of bats this series provides easy to read information (other titles include: Dog-Faced Bats, Vampire Bats, Fisherman Bats, Spear-nosed Bats, and Wrinkle-Faced Bats).

Now research has added two more to the list: Freeman’s dog-faced bat (Cynomops freemani) in Panama, and the Waorani dog-faced bat (Cynomops tonkigui) in Ecuador. “Identifying two mammal species new Author: Vittoria Traverso. This dog-faced bat is a very good boy with wings. By Mike Wehner @MikeWehner.

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He didn’t seem to mind posing for me. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and. The description of the new Freeman’s dog-faced bat, named for bat researcher Patricia Freeman, was based not only on specimens previously identified as C.

paranus or C. greenhalli in the drawers of the extensive bat collection at NMNH but also on physical measurements taken from live animals.

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short-nosed fruit bat. Bats are mammals. There are around known species. The dog-faced fruit bat is found in southeast-Asia. Dec 5, - Inside the bat cage (not the batting cage). I was given the rare and fascinating experience of stepping into some of the bat cages at Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Just me, my camera, and live bats. I didn't have much time but it was great to have the chance to document part of a gre. There are over 1, species of bats, and they live all over the world.

Bats are the only mammals capable of flight, and they are helpful to humans because they eat large quantities of insects, particularly mosquitoes.

They also eat pollen and nectar and are responsible for pollination of many plants. Nicolas Nesi, a postdoctoral research associate at Queen Mary University of London, studies the evolution of fruit bats. Inwhile working on his PhD thesis in the lowlands of West Africa, Nesi came across an individual from this striking species — a Buettikofer's epauletted bat — one of the most impressive he had seen.

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During spring, bats return from migration or awaken from hibernation and the females begin having baby bats called "pups". Bat pups are tiny when born, but grow up fast. Some species are. Dog-faced bats are notoriously difficult to study, as they tend to fly faster and higher than their non-canine-faced comrades.

The researchers were able to determine the two new species through a combination of field observation and comparison to existing museum specimens. Dwarf dog-faced bats are free tailed bats in the family Molossidae, members of which have a bony tail that is lacking a tail sheath. The genus Molossops, or dog-faced bats, is so named for the protruding nature of the snout that is dog-like in appearance.

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