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Long-tailed and lesser short-tailed bats

Long-tailed and lesser short-tailed bats

This table identifies the key features that distinguish the two surviving bat species in New Zealand.

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Veronika Meduna, 'Bats - Bats in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/9743/long-tailed-and-lesser-short-tailed-bats (accessed 6 July 2020)

Story by Veronika Meduna, published 24 Sep 2007