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2011-03-25 07:58:21

The use of different environments by males and females in the parti-colored bat makes population estimation and thereby the conservation of the species more difficult The use of different resources by males and females exacerbates the estimation of population sizes. However, the monitoring of population sizes, particularly for rare and threatened species, is pivotal to quick and effective conservation action. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell investigated...


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2007-06-25 08:52:34

The Parti-colored Bat or Rearmouse, Vespertilio murinus, is a species of bat in the family of Vesper bats known as Vespertilionidae. It is a medium sized bat with a body size of 2.5 inches and a wingspan from 10.5 to 13 inches. The average weight is 0.4 to 0.8 ounces. Its name is derived from its fur, which has two colors. Its backside is red to dark-brown, with silver-white-frosted hair. The ventral side is white or gray. The ears, wings and the face are black or dark brown. The wings are...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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