SPECIES Tylonycteris pachypus
ORIGIN Indonesia / Malaysia
FRAME 21.5x24.5xD5cm Made from recycled products.
DESCRIPTION AKA Lesser Bamboo Bat, Club-footed Bat, Flat-headed Bat, Lesser Flat-headed Bat. This small species is relatively widespread, not uncommon, is tolerant of a range of habitats and there are no known major threats. They have a flattened head with a short snout and triangular ears. It is a small dark brown bat with wing spread measuring around 17cm. The bats are insectivorous, with flies, beetles and wasps which they catch on the wing, using echolocation.
Native to a wide range of countries :- Bangladesh; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; China; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Myanmar; Philippines; Thailand; Viet Nam.
NOTE - one/two wing discoloured - see second image of actual item