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  • Kat McGehee

    Hammer Headed Bat. Found in the rain forests of Africa, this large bat gets its name for the huge, strangely shaped head of the males. Most of the male’s thorax is actually a resonating chamber that allows them to produce very loud calls to attract females. They feed on fruit and, occasionally, on other animals.

  • I. P. WaterWorkS

    Real(Mislabeled) - Fruit Bat often mislabeled as "Moose Head Bat" or even the "Jersey Devil" - The Hammer-headed Bat, also known as the Big-lipped Bat, is a megabat widely distributed in equatorial Africa. This large bat is found in riverine forests, mangroves, swamps, and palm forests at elevations less than 1800 meters. It may spread the Ebola Virus.

  • MA Mozqueda

    And I Think to Myself...What A Wonderful World.: Creature Feature: Hammerhead Bat.

  • Dulce Tappe

    NGORONGORO CRATER ::: is a large, unbroken, unflooded volcanic caldera. The crater formed when a giant volcano exploded collapsed on itself, it is 610m deep its floor covers 260 km2. It is often thought of as a natural enclosure for a wide variety of wildlife. Aside from herds of zebra, gazelle wildebeest, the crater is home to the big 5 of rhinoceros, lion, leopard, elephant, and buffalo to most wildlife species in East Africa, with an estimated 25

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