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Most species of flying foxes are Endangered - many Critically Endangered. They are threatened by hunting and habitat destruction. #endangered

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25 of the cutest bat species

25 of the cutest bat species Bats are crucial to diverse ecosystems across the globe, yet they are often vilified or feared. Let's take a mo...

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Magazine style infographic all about bats! With digitally drawn illustrations. For thomsonecology.co.uk

Magazine style infographic all about bats! With digitally drawn illustrations. For thomsonecology.co.uk

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Spotted Bat (© Michael Durham). "The Spotted bat (Euderma maculatum), is a bat species from the family of vesper bats. With ears that can grow up to 4 cm, it is said to have the largest ears of any bat species in North America."

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A flying fox, one of the world`s largest bat species. Tens of thousands live in the Royal botanic gardens in Sydney Australia.

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Bats are shy, gentle, and intelligent. They are among the slowest reproducing animals on earth. Most bat species have only one live young per year. A mother bat nurses her baby from a pair of pectoral breasts. The average life-span of a bat is 25 to 40 years. Learn more at www.batworld.org

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MacConnell's bat, Mesophylla macconnelli, is a bat species from South and Central America. It is monotypic within the genus Mesophylla. These bats build tents ...

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25 of the cutest bat species

25 of the cutest bat species Bats are crucial to diverse ecosystems across the globe, yet they are often vilified or feared. Let's take a moment to appreciate the adorable side these little critters.

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Strange New Leaf-Nosed Bat Found in Vietnam

another pic of the new leaf-nosed bat from Vietnam http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/02/120223-new-bat-species-vietnam-animals-science/

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