Scientists Rediscover The Super-Rare 'Badger Bat' [PHOTOS]
PANDA BAT Researchers have hailed a bat that looks uncannily like a panda bear as 'the find of a lifetime'. The bat, discovered in South Sudan, is so rare researchers believe it is an entirely new genus. 'My attention was immediately drawn to the bat's strikingly beautiful and distinct pattern of spots and stripes,'
The pied bat (Niumbaha superba), or badger bat, is a rare species of vesper bat. It is the only species in the genus Niumbaha. Following a 2013 capture in S Sudan, only the 5th recorded capture of the species, the pied bat was determined to be of a new genus entirely. It is threatened by habitat loss. Wikipedia