Africa and its neighboring islands are home to more than 269 (>21%) of the world’s bat species. According to the IUCN, the Democratic Republic of the Congo currently has the most species documented with at least 119 species!
Time to try a new hair-style, like the Chapin’s free-tailed bat, to brighten your start to the week! Male Chapin’s bats perform a spectacular mating display by expanding long hairs on top of the head similar to a peacock spreading its tail.
The African jungles and savannas are the real habitat of a Ninja Warrior! Congratulations Michelle Geist, your caption was our favorite! Thank you to all who gave suggestions - tune in next Saturday for another challenge!