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European Free-tailed Bat on hand


European Free-tailed Bat on hand
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Copyright: Theologos Tats (thiv56) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 47 W: 28 N: 88] (599)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-11-01
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D80, Nikkor, Micro 60mm. 2.8 D
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/50 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-11-09 1:13
Viewed: 3705
Points: 1
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
European Free-tailed Bat (Tadarida teniotis) is confined in the Mediterranean zone, including most of the islands where it is locally abundant. It is the largest European bat, with a body length of up to 87mm. Its wrinkled face gives it the alternative name of Mastiff Bat. Its long (up to 57mm) fleshy tail is free of membrane for over one third of its total length. This species is found in buildings and even in towns. In Greece, is listed among the threatened species.
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To nainnain: Thanks, notethiv56 1 11-09 02:27
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hello
une note explicative serait la bienvenue car on a du mal a voir ce que c'est , toutefois merci de nous présenter cet étranger pour moi?????
edith

Poor little fellow looks put out . I like the way you caught his face . It's so sad to here that these bats are threatened , as they do so much good . Our farm is a much better place for having bats around . I've built a simple box with a place for the bats to hang inside . I have hung these from the eves of our buildings and the bats do use them . Our bat friends in Canada eat bugs , and they help keep our crops clear of bugs , too . TFS , Kevin .

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