NAKED-RUMPED TOMB BAT/Behaviour, Distribution, Habitat, Size, Weight, IUCN stetus

NAME: NAKED-RUMPED TOMB BAT

DESCRIPTION: Like the Long-winged Tomb Bat, this bat has a gular pouch and a circular gland on the chest but no beard. However, unlike the former, both sexes possess the gular sac. Its lower back and abdomen are not hairy but bare. Wings are attached to the tibia.

BEHAVIOUR: Unknown.

DISTRIBUTION: Recorded from arid areas in peninsular India.

HABITAT: Varied, from crevices in rock to deserted buildings, step wells and Tombs

Size: 9–10.5 cm

IUCN Status: Least Concern

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