Long-tongued Nectar Bat

The Long-tongued Nectar Bat (Macroglossus minimus) is a species of megabat. M. minimus is one of the smallest species in the family Pteropodidae with an average length of 60 – 85 mm. They have a reddish brown colouring with relatively long hair compared to the other species. The hair on the abdomen is a lighter colour and there is a dark brown stripe running bilaterally down the top of the head and back.

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