Notable for Bats
WHS which derive their OUV from bats or are known for remarkable bat behaviour such as outflights.
|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."
|Large maternity caves of the migratory Lesser Long-Nosed Bat (OUV)
|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.
|provides habitat for the Philippine pygmy fruit bat (OUV)
|Nyungwe National Park
|Crit X: "The Critically Endangered Hills Horseshoe Bat is endemic to the nominated property."
|"... home to a wealth of fauna, including the Bonin Flying Fox, a critically endangered bat,"
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