The Bat


The Bat
several species

24 different kinds of bats are identified in Jordan, among them the Egyptian flying fox and the Rhinolophus Euryale. All are insectivore except the Egyptian flying fox which is frugivorous. Only an expert could tell us the exact species of the those bats on the opposite picture taken in a cave in Irak Al Amir. It may be a kind of pipistrelle, ...

...7 to 10 cm long, with a light beige abdomen, grey-brown back, short haired, small rounded ears and little pointed nose without ring. The side silhouette shows a Mickey profile. They rest with extended wings.