Friday, October 8, 2010

"Tube nosed-Bat" found among 200 species

Tube nosed-Bat is one among the 200 species found during the scientist expeditions to Papua New Guinea last year (2009)
Tube-nosed Bat is a species from vespertilionidae family. They have tube shape nostrils which assist them with their feeding. Mostly they are brown with white yellow and orange around their neck. They are 3.3 to 6.0 cm in length with round heads, big eyes and soft fur.