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Bats - Rare African


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Rhinolophus Blasii

Photograph by Michael Curran and Mirjam Kopp

This is one of the last captures from a busy night sampling near a hydroelectric dam in the heart of a forested gorge on Mount Mulanje in Malawi. This species of horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus blasii, was very common, making up roughly 70 percent of all the individuals that we captured in and around this site.

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