Sharp-nosed tomb bat

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Author: Chermundy

Sharp-nosed tomb bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Emballonuridae
Species : Taphozous georgianus


The Sharp-nosed tomb bat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the sharpnosed tomb bat
A young / baby of a sharpnosed tomb bat is called a 'pup'. A sharpnosed tomb bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the sharp-nosed tomb bat

Taphozous georgianus is the most common of the three species under investigation.

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