List of mammals of Korea
Approximately 100 species of mammal are known to inhabit, or recently to have inhabited, the Korean Peninsula and its surrounding waters. This includes a few species that were introduced in the 20th c...
List of mammals of Korea - Wikipedia
Group of bats hanging from the ceiling of a cave
Bats in an old monument in Khirkee village, New Delhi. Bats are flying mammals in the order Chiroptera. The forelimbs of bats are webbed and developed as wings, making them the only mammals naturally...
25 of the cutest bat species
Bats are crucial to diverse ecosystems across the globe, yet they are often vilified or feared. Let's take a moment to appreciate the adorable side of these little critters.
Mexico's meat-eating bats - elusive, carnivorous, rare
Elusive, carnivorous, rare. Scientists today know a little bit more about Mexico's meat-eating bats thanks to photographer Anand Varma. https://on.natgeo.com/2IzrBlK
Bizarre bat behavior: Oral sex, pollinating tequila, sharing meals, drinking blood, males lactating.
For much of recorded human history, bats have gotten a bad rap as witches, vampires, and agents of the devil. Most people have been led to believe they ...
Great Smoky Mountains National Park reopens area known for bat caves | The Charlotte Observer
A nationally recognized area known for its bat caves reopened Friday in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Mystery Solved: How Bats Can Land Upside Down
A landing bat is one of nature’s most remarkable stunts. Flitting into some nook or hollow, the winged mammal can flip itself over and come to rest hanging head first—all in mere seconds. How bats pu...
10 Things You Might Not Know About Bats
Bats also play a critical role in pollination and seed dispersal. Sadly, in North America, at least 6.7 million bats have died from white-nose syndrome (WNS) since 2006. As of October 30, 2013, 22 U....
Bizarre Bat With Longest Tongue Discovered In Bolivian Park
WCS reports that the groundbreaking Bolivian scientific expedition, Identidad Madidi, has found a bizarre bat along with a new species of big-headed or robber frog (Oreobates sp. nov.) from the Craug...
Bat Wings Have Tiny Hairs That Hold The Secret To Their Remarkable Flying Ability
Bats use tiny hairs on their wings to guide their elaborate flights, according to a new study. The highly-agile fliers are capable of carrying out precise maneuvers due to the hairs, which are capable...
Why did 100,000 dead bats reportedly fall out of the sky in Australia?
Residents describe the stench of rotting carcasses littering the streets
Hairy Tongue Helps Hovering Bats Suck Up Nectar
Nectar-feeding bats may have the most dynamic tongues in the mammal world, according to a new study. Bats aren’t dainty enough to perch on flower petals and leisurely sip nectar as bees and butterflie...
Carnivora
the hunt of big and small wild cats - cougar, lioness, caracal, fishing cat, jaguar, leopard, clouded leopard, cheetah, tiger. Clips from BBC Motion Gallery,...
Bats
Bats hunt by echolocation but, as this mesmerising footage shows, diiferent methods for capturing prey are used by these beautiful nocturnal creatures. Visit...
Artiodactyla
The even-toed ungulates (order Artiodactyla) are ungulates (hoofed animals) whose weight is borne approximately equally by the third and fourth toes, rather than mostly or entirely by the third as in ...
Artiodactyla - Wikipedia
Carnivora
Carnivora (/kɑrˈnɪvərə/ or /ˌkɑrnɪˈvɔərə/; from Latin carō (stem carn-) "flesh", + vorāre "to devour") is a diverse order that includes over 280 species of placental mammals. Its members are formally ...
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Cetacea
The infraorder Cetacea /sɨˈteɪʃⁱə/ includes the marine mammals commonly known as whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Cetus is Latin and is used in biological names to mean 'whale'. Its original meaning, ...
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Erinaceomorpha
Erinaceidae is the only living family in the order Erinaceomorpha, which has recently been subsumed with Soricomorpha into the order Eulipotyphla. Eulipotyphla has been shown to be monophyletic; Soric...
Erinaceomorpha - Wikipedia
Soricomorpha
The order Soricomorpha ("shrew-form") is a taxon within the class of mammals. In previous years it formed a significant group within the former order Insectivora. However, that order was shown to be p...
Soricomorpha - Wikipedia
Bat
Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera (/kaɪˈrɒptərə/; from the Greek χείρ - cheir, "hand" and πτερόν - pteron, "wing") whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capa...
Bat - Wikipedia
Lagomorpha
The lagomorphs are the members of the taxonomic order Lagomorpha, of which there are two living families: the Leporidae (hares and rabbits) and the Ochotonidae (pikas). The name of the order is derive...
Lagomorpha - Wikipedia
Rodents
Rodents (Latin rodere, to gnaw) are mammals of the order Rodentia, characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws. About forty percent of all mamma...
Rodents - Wikipedia
Bidentate Yellow-eared Bat
The bidentate yellow-eared bat (Vampyressa bidens), is a bat species from South America. Formerly classified in the monotypic genus Vampyriscus, genetic analysis has shown that they instead belong wit...
Cuban Flower Bat
The Cuban flower bat (Phyllonycteris poeyi), also called Poey's flower bat, is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is found in Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti.
The Cuban flow...
Ashy-headed Flying Fox
The ashy-headed flying fox or North Moluccan flying fox (Pteropus caniceps) is a species of bat in the Pteropodidae family. It is endemic to Indonesia. This species has two subspecies, namely:
Ashy-headed Flying Fox - Wikipedia
Chudeau's Spiny Mouse
Chudeau's spiny mouse (Acomys chudeaui) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Mauritania and Morocco. Its natural habitats are rocky areas and hot deserts.
Chudeau's Spiny Mouse - Wikipedia
Bourret's Horseshoe Bat
Bourret's horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus paradoxolophus) is a species of horseshoe bat native to Southeast Asia. The name "paradoxolophus" is derived from the Greek words paradoxos, meaning "contrary to e...
Bourret's Horseshoe Bat - Wikipedia
Bocage's Rock Rat
Bocage's rock rat (Aethomys bocagei) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest...
Bocage's Rock Rat - Wikipedia
Biak Naked-backed Fruit Bat
The Biak Naked-backed Fruit Bat (Dobsonia emersa) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is endemic to Indonesia.
Biak Naked-backed Fruit Bat - Wikipedia