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Azores noctule Nyctalus azoreum
2013-09-18 15:49:27

This species is a red listed endangered species. The Azores noctule bat lives in the dry forests of the Portugal islands known as the Azores. The endangerment of this species is directly connected to the loss of their habitat caused my human growth. The three primary habitats are haollow trees, caves, and buildings. The Azores noctule bat is a subspecies to the lesser noctule and the genetic...

Lesser Noctule Nyctalus leisleri
2012-07-28 10:25:12

The lesser noctule (Nyctalus leisleri) is a vesper bat that is native to throughout Europe and western Asia, with a range that extends as far as the Himalayas and the Urals. Its range also includes the Canary Islands, northwest Africa, and Madeira. In Azores, it is thought that the populations there are a separate species called Azores Noctule. It can be found in habitats including...

Azores Cattle Dog
2008-05-20 22:15:52

The Azores Cattle Dog, also known as the Cão Fila de São Miguel or São Miguel Cattle Dog originated on the largest island in the Azores, São Miguel. It was recognized in 1995. The breed is medium-sized and muscular, with a strong jaw. Its tail is usually docked extremely short and its ears are cut round. The Azores Cattle Dog is a descendent of the Terceira, an extinct...

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