Heart-nosed bat

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Author: Chermundy

Heart-nosed bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Megadermatidae
Species : Cardioderma cor


The Heart-nosed bat is listed as Least Concern. 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 heartnosed bat
A young / baby of a heartnosed bat is called a 'pup'. A heartnosed bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the heart-nosed bat

Heart-nosed bat (Cardioderma cor) catching beetle (#0003209) This African heart-nosed bat is about to catch a beetle, and .

The African false vampire bat (Cardioderma cor) is found in East Africa from northeastern Ethiopia and southern Sudan to northern Zambia.

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