The Fisherman

The Bulldog bat or the greater fishing bat, Noctilio leporinus, is one of the largest bats you can encounter in the New World and possibly the most remarkable. Continue reading

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Thirsty Work for a Nectar-Feeding Bat

Glossophaga soricina (Pallas’s long-tongued bat) is a nectar-feeding bat, and as such has a very high metabolism. These little bats are very delicate and need to be fed something sweet as soon as they’re caught. The video shows a Glossophga drinking sugar water. You can see the long tongue the bat usually uses for getting nectar from flowers. Continue reading