Thursday, 8 March 2012

Naked Rumped Tomb Bats (Taphozous nudiventris) in Derawar Fort, Cholistan, Pakistan

The fort now has new occupants!
The Naked-rumped Tomb Bat (Taphozous nudiventris) is a species of sac-winged bat in the Emballonuridae family. It is found in Algeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ghana, India, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Mauritania, Morocco, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Turkey. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, caves, and hot deserts.

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