Cape horseshoe bat

Cape horseshoe bat

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Rhinolophus capensis
WEIGHT
16.5-28 g
LENGTH
32-37 mm
WINGSPAN
47-52 cm

The Cape horseshoe bat is a species of bat in the family Rhinolophidae. It is endemic to South Africa, and is potentially threatened by habitat loss and disturbance of its roosting sites, although it is present in large enough numbers to be considered of least concern by the IUCN.

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No

Nocturnal

Ca

Carnivore

In

Insectivores

To

Torpor

Te

Terrestrial

Po

Polygyny

Po

Polygamy

Co

Colonial

So

Social

Hi

Hibernating

No

Not a migrant

C

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Continents
Countries
Biogeographical realms

Cape horseshoe bat habitat map

Climate zones

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
3 to 4 months
BABY CARRYING
1 to 1
INDEPENDENT AGE
6 to 8 weeks

References

1. Cape horseshoe bat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_horseshoe_bat
2. Cape horseshoe bat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/19529/21980883

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