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Proboscis Bat Rhynchonycteris naso
2012-07-13 19:51:50

The proboscis bat (Rhynchonycteris naso) is native to Central and South America, and it is the only species in its genus. Its other common names include the river bat, the sharp-nosed bat, and the Brazilian long-nosed bat, and in Spanish, it is known as murciélago narizón. Its range extends from southern Mexico to Peru, and it occurs in Brazil, Bolivia, and Trinidad. The proboscis bat...

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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