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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Molossops neglectus

Molossops neglectus

Rufous-Dog-faced Bat

We encountered this small bat in the north of Misiones. It is similar to the common Molossops temminckii but has a larger forearm and darker fur.

It roosts in roofs as well as in holes in trees.

It weighs around 12g and has a forearm length of 36-38mm. The fur has a pale base but is quite dark, particularly on the dorsal side.

It is insectivorous and has long narrow wings for its size.

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