Found in the moist evergreen and dry deciduous forests, usually below 1,m but up to 1,m. Two reproductive periods. The larger one coincides with peak fruit productions, June-August and the other with the blooming of flowers at the end of the dry season Feb. Gestation is days. Newborns weigh about 5g. Will enter a state of torpor when food is lacking.

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Seba's short-tailed bat

Image processing: Dr. Ted Macrini Image processing: Dr. Jessie Maisano Publication Date: 09 May Views: whole specimen head only ankle wrist. It is a member of Phyllostomidae, a group characterized by a spear-shaped noseleaf.


Seba's short-tailed bat Carollia perspicillata is a common and widespread bat species in the family Phyllostomidae. However, they still employ echolocation as a primary method of orientation. Groups of C. Males are territorial of their roosts, and will often fight other intruding males by means of boxing. Males will actively try to recruit females to mate with for their harems through the use of vocalization and hovering. Gestation periods are about days, and young are born precocial.

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