Wroughton's free-tailed bat
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Molossidae
Species : Otomops wroughtoni
The Wroughton's free-tailed bat is listed as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the WroughtonA young / baby of a Wroughton is called a 'pup'. A Wroughton group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Wroughton's free-tailed bat habitatsCaves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) and Other Subterranean Habitats
Facts about the Wroughton's free-tailed bat
The Wroughtonâ€™s Free-tailed Bat (Otomops wroughtoni) is found only in the Barapede caves (between Krishnapur and Talevadi) in the entire world.
The Wroughton’s free-tailed bat, Otomops wroughtoni is another endemic species, located very near us at Talevadi that unfortunately, is in danger of extinction. (Full text)
Because of its small population and extremely limited range, the Wroughton's free-tailed bat is considered critically endangered (IUCN 2000). (Full text)More animals beginning with W