Oprea, Monik
September 2007
BATS Magazine;Fall2007, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p9
The article describes the survival of the urban bats of Brazil. The author cites how growth of urban infrastructure and plant life has affected the ecology of bats in Brazil. Focusing on the southeastern capital of Vitó in Espírito Santo researchers found that the great fruit bat is the most dominant species in the area with 114 of the 172 captures conducted. The study concludes that this specie has high tolerance and adaptability for urbanization and changing conditions.


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