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Pale Spear-nosed Bat Phyllostomus discolor
2012-07-09 17:30:10

The pale spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus discolor) is native to Central and South America. Its range extends from southern Mexico to Peru, and throughout southeastern Brazil. It can also be found in Bolivia and Paraguay. There is a controversial thought that it occurs in Argentina, but this is based off only one individual that has actually disappeared. It prefers a habitat within agricultural...

Greater Spear-nosed Bat Phyllostomus hastatus
2012-07-06 10:27:03

The greater spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus hastatus) is a member of the Phyllostomidae family that can be found in central and South America. Its range stretches from Guatemala and Belize to Peru, Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil, and northern Argentina in the south. It can also be found on Margarita Island in Venezuela and in Trinidad and Tobago. These bats prefer to reside in areas with abundant...

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