Notable for Bats
WHS which derive their OUV from bats or are known for remarkable bat behaviour such as outflights.
|Carlsbad Caverns||Brazilian Free-Tail Bat Outflight: "From April through mid-October, visitors watch the nightly spectacle of several hundred thousand Brazilian free-tail bats exiting Carlsbad Cavern in search of food."|
|El Pinacate||Large maternity caves of the migratory Lesser Long-Nosed Bat (OUV)|
|Gunung Mulu||Deer Cave alone has one of the largest colonies in the world of free tailed bats, ... at over 3 million. (OUV)|
|Komodo National Park||Sunda Flying Fox at Pulau Koaba, also known as Kalong Island (Fruit Bat Island). At dusk, thousands of them leave their roost.|
|Mount Hamiguitan||provides habitat for the Philippine pygmy fruit bat (OUV)|
|Ogasawara Islands||"... home to a wealth of fauna, including the Bonin Flying Fox, a critically endangered bat,"|
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