Animal Species:Bristle-nosed Freetail Bat

There are few records of the Bristle-nosed Freetail Bat.

Standard Common Name

Bristle-nosed Freetail Bat

Identification

The Bristle-nosed Freetail Bat has thick bristles on its snout.

Habitat

The Bristle-nosed Freetail Bat's habitat includes open woodland, acacia shrublands and hummock grasslands. These bats probably roost in trees.

Feeding and Diet

The Bristle-nosed Freetail Bat's diet is not known, but probably includes insects.

Economic/social impacts

The Bristle-nosed Freetail Bat is vulnerable to loss of tree hollows and loss of feeding habitat by extensive vegetation clearing and land degradation by agricultural activities.

Classification

Genus:
Mormopterus
Order:
Chiroptera
Subclass:
Eutheria
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

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