PEARSON’S HORSESHOE BAT/Behaviour, Distribution, Habitat, Size, Weight, IUCN stetus

DESCRIPTION: This medium-sized bat is chestnut-brown and has soft, woolly fur. Juveniles are greyer than adults. It has a broad horseshoe, which is divided into two halves by a groove.

BEHAVIOUR: It uses perches to sally forth from to capture insects.

DISTRIBUTION: Northern West Bengal, Sikkim, Manipur, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, Assam and Mizoram. 

HABITAT: Caves in montane forests.

Size: 5.1–6.4 cm

IUCN Status: Least Concern


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