Leptonycteris yerbabuenae

Lesser Long-nosed Bat

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Leptonycteris curasoae is a yellow-brown or cinnamon gray bat, with a total head and body measurement of approximately 3 inches (7.62 cm). The tongue measures approximately the same length as the body. This species also has a small noseleaf. The wingspan of L. curasoae is approximately 10 inches (25 cm) and the mass is roughly 23 g

Scientific Name

Leptonycteris yerbabuenae
Common Name
Lesser Long-nosed Bat
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