LESSER WOOLLYHORSESHOE BAT/Behaviour, Distribution, Habitat, Size, Weight, IUCN stetus

NAME: LESSER WOOLLYHORSESHOE BAT

DESCRIPTION: A medium-sized horseshoe bat, very similar to the Large Woolly Horseshoe Bat except in size, the Lesser Woolly Horseshoe Bat is clad in dark grey tending to black, dense, woolly fur. It has a broad, dark horseshoe divided into two halves by a median parting. The sella is narrow and broadly rounded off below.

BEHAVIOUR: Unknown.

DISTRIBUTION: Southern India; recorded from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.

HABITAT: Tree hollows, caves, deserted buildings, and low-altitude dry and moist tropical forests.

Size: 6.5–7.5 cm,

IUCN Status: Least Concern

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