New bat species found in Quảng Bình

A group of scientists have claimed they discovered a new species of bat belonging to genus Rhinolophus at the Phong Nha – Kẻ Bàng National Park in the central province of Quảng Bình.

Rhinolophus (horseshoe bats) have leaf-like, horseshoe-shaped protuberances on their noses.

They emit echolocation calls through these structures, which may serve to focus the sound.

The scientists also reported that a range of bat species have made caves inside the park’s zone in Minh Hòa district their home.

Source: VNA


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