Story: Bats

Short-tailed bat colony

Short-tailed bat colony

This colony of short-tailed bats in Ōmahuta State Forest in Northland used a crevice in a fallen kauri log as a roosting site.

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Photograph by Dick Veitch

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Veronika Meduna, 'Bats - Habitat, distribution and conservation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Veronika Meduna, published 24 Sep 2007