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Ethiopian Epauletted Fruit Bat Epomophorus labiatus
2013-01-28 14:58:45

Image Caption: A stuffed Epomophorus labiatus at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Credit: David Starner/Wikipedia (CC BY 3.0) The Ethiopian epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus labiatus) is a megabat that can be found in Kenya, Ethiopia, Chad, the Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Sudan, Rwanda, and Uganda, among many other areas. It prefers a habitat within arid and moist savannahs, at...

Franquets Epauletted Fruit Bat Epomops franqueti
2012-08-14 08:12:01

Franquet's epauletted fruit bat (Epomops franqueti) is a megabat that is native to Africa. Its range extends from Angola and Zambia in the south to Sudan and the Ivory Coast. This range includes Angola, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Rwanda, and Uganda, among other areas. It is thought that these bats may appear in Zambia as well. It prefers a habitat within tropical and subtropical...

Gambian Epauletted Fruit Bat Epomophorus gambianus
2012-08-14 08:06:44

The Gambian epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus gambianus) is a species of megabat that can be found in many areas including Benin, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coats, Ethiopia, Liberia, and Senegal, with most areas of its range occurring in Africa. It can reside in many habitats including tropical or subtropical forests, as well as arid or moist savannahs. It will roost in tree...

Wahlbergs Epauletted Fruit Bat Epomophorus wahlbergi
2012-05-22 15:38:50

Wahlberg's epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus wahlbergi) is a megabat that can be found throughout southern Africa. Its range includes savannah, shrub land, and forest habitats at altitudes of up to 6,600 feet. These fruit bats have also been found in wooded urban areas, choosing to roost in manmade structures. Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat can vary in color from brown to dusky brown with...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.