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New Zealand Long-tailed Bat

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While the New Zealand Long-tailed Bat is only native to its namesake country, New Zealand, it is has five close cousins not far away in Australia.


Latin Name: Chalinolobus tuberculata Conservation Status: Unknown
Distribution: New Zealand Average Weight: 10 g
The New Zealand Long-tailed Bat, and long-tailed bats in general, are also commonly known as pied bats and wattled bats. There are two species of bats living in New Zealand, and the New Zealand Long-tailed Bat is the more numerous of the two. These nocturnal mammals are quite small, with tiny ears, and are a medium brown in colour.

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