Lesser woolly bat

Introduction:As it's name implies, the lesser woolly bat (Kerivoula lanosa) is a smaller version of the Damara woolly bat. It is an extremely rare species. Their broad ears, with inner and outer edges curling inwards, give it a funnel-shaped appearance. They are associated with forests and riverine vegetation. The lesser woolly bat roost in weavers' nests.

Distribution: Mahango National Park & Panhandle of the Okavango Delta in Botswana

Diet: Hunts for insects within 2m of the ground.

Colouring: Dark fur changing to dull buffy colour.

Size: Total body length 80mm.

Weight: 6-8g.

Bats of Namibia Wildlife of Namibia

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