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Mexican Long-Nosed

Photo taken by Ruben Galicia

Scientific Name: Leptonycteris nivalis

Description: The Mexican Long-Nosed Bat (Leptonycteris nivalis) has brown fur with a prominent nose and a long muzzle. It resembles the Mexican Long-Tongued Bat. Its average length is 83 mm and average weight is 28 grams.

Distribution: Map of Mexican Long-Nosed Bat in Texas

About the Mexican Long-Nosed Bat: This bat feeds on nectar and pollen and roost in caves. Prior to giving birth, females form maternity colonies then give birth to one pup.

Status: Endangered
For more information go to the IUCN Red List Website for the Mexican Long-Nosed Bat

For more information go to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Mexican Long-Nosed Bat Fact Sheet

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