leaf-nosed


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leaf-nosed

[′lēf ‚nōzd]
(vertebrate zoology)
Having a leaflike membrane on the nose, as certain bats.
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1--Asellia tridens = Trident leaf-nosed bat Description: This is a small leaf-nosed bat that covered by grayish fur, Wing and interfemoral membrane is hairless, triangle and tail is well-developed and grater part in.
When scientists first spotted Griffin's leaf-nosed bat in Chu Mom Ray National Park in 2008, the animal was almost mistaken for a known species, the great leaf-nosed bat, said Vu Dinh Thong, of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology in Hanoi.
They investigated why there are so many more species of New World Leaf-Nosed bats, nearly 200, while their closest relatives produced only 10 species over the same period of time.
Zotz, the Maya god of the underworld, is depicted with the head of a bat--sometimes a vampire, sometimes a leaf-nosed bat--on a human body.
Jamaican fruit bats (Phyllostomidae: Artibeus jamaicensis) are leaf-nosed bats whose native range includes Brazil, the Bahamas, Antilles, Trinidad, Tobago, Key West, and from central Mexico south to Bolivia.
Vietnam Leaf-Nosed Bat; Iberian Lynx; Ethiopian Wolf; Mountain Gorilla; Golden Lion Tamarins; Madagascar Aye-Aye; Giant Otter; Leatherback Turtle; Bengal Tiger; Snow Leopard