Story: Evolution of plants and animals

Short-tailed bat

Watch short-tailed bats feeding on Dactylanthus taylori, a plant that grows parasitically on the roots of some native trees.

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Matt McGlone, 'Evolution of plants and animals - Ecological influences', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 May 2022)

Story by Matt McGlone, published 24 Sep 2007