Mozambican horseshoe bat
The Mozambican horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus mossambicus ) is a species of horseshoe bat found in Africa.
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Its forearm length is 60–65 mm (2.4–2.6 in).It echolocates at a peak frequency of 35-38 kHz.
Its range includes the African countries of Mozambique and Zimbabwe.It has been documented at a range of elevations from 60–1,000 m (200–3,280 ft) above sea level.It is associated with savanna habitats.
As of 2017, it is evaluated as a least-concern species by the IUCN.It meets the criteria for this assessment because it has a relatively large geographic range, and it is unlikely to be experiencing rapid population decline.Its population trend is, however, projected as decreasing due to threats such as hunting for bushmeat, as well as roost disturbance due to guano mining.