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Northern Leaf-nosed Bat

 
Introduction:

Northern Leaf-nosed Bats fly slowly with a flutter, like a butterfly, but can change direction quickly as they hunt their prey.

Habitat:

Northern Leaf-nosed Bats roost in caves and cracks in sandstone cliffs and in old mines. It is not known whether they roost together in colonies.

Feeding and Diet:

Northern Leaf-nosed Bats eat moths, mosquitoes and flies. They fly slowly with a flutter, like a butterfly but can change direction quickly as they hunt their prey.

Conservation Status:

Northern Leaf-nosed Bats are vulnerable to disturbance from human visitors to cave roosts, destruction of caves by mining, and loss of feeding habitat by clearing and land degradation from agriculture.