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Spotted Bat
Euderma maculatum

Location

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, USA

Date

20/07/2018

Description

Spotted bats are arguably one of the most beautiful and interesting species of bats in North America. They occur from Central Mexico to Canada and inhabit crevices in steep rock walls and canyons. Spotted bats feed on moths and can travel over 100 km per night from their roosts to their feeding grounds.

Photo Link

https://www.instagram.com/jose_gabriel_wildlife/

Learn More

https://www.desertmuseum.org/kids/bats/Spotted%20bat.php
Jose G Martinez-Fonseca
Wildlife and landscape photographer, PhD student at Northern Arizona University
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