Macroglossus minimus. A Long-tongued Nectar Bat visits...
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Image #cld1405650
SpeciesMacroglossus minimus
LocalitySabah, Malaysia
DescriptionA Long-tongued Nectar Bat visits the flowers of a durian tree (Durio zibethinus) which open to release their nectar only at night. This bat, which is one of the smallest fruit bats, is an important pollinator of not only durian but many other forest trees. View species profile.
Keywordsanimal | bat | bloom | bombacaceae | borneo | camera | danum | durian | durio | fauna | flower | fruit | malvaceae | nectar | nocturnal | pollinate | pollination | pteropodidae | trap | wildlife | zibethinus


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