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Long Tailed Serotine Bat

Bats | Namibia

Introduction: This is the largest member of its genus in the southern region. Only up to 6 long-tailed serotine bats are found at a time, roosting in places of refuge such as rock crevices, caves, mines and sheltered areas in buildings. These beautiful bats with their long tails often entertain those on a self drive safari in Namibia.

Distribution: From the Orange River in the south of Namibia through the central highlands as far north as Omaruru.

Diet: Insects.

Colouring: Fawn upper parts in desert regions. A darker brown or blackish in areas of higher rainfall. The underparts are lighter but greyer and the ears and wings are dark brown.

Size: Average body length 115mm.

Weight: 16.6g

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