Bat in the spotlight This bat was found hanging in a batcave in the Kilim Geoforest Park in Langkawi. The spotlight is actually a flashlight that we brought into the cave. There were literally thousands of bats hanging on the ceiling of the cave. Asia,Bats,Caves,Geotagged,Great Roundleaf Bat,Hipposideros armiger,Kilim Geoforest Park,Langkawi,Malaysia Species intro

Bat in the spotlight

This bat was found hanging in a batcave in the Kilim Geoforest Park in Langkawi. The spotlight is actually a flashlight that we brought into the cave. There were literally thousands of bats hanging on the ceiling of the cave.

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  1. The caves in Malaysia are so amazing. I felt like being on another planet, truly life changing. Posted 3 years ago
  2. This video shows bats coming out of Malaysia's Deer Cave:


    This exodus of millions may take up to an hour, and during their hunt these bats may consume many tons of insects.
    Posted 3 years ago, modified 3 years ago

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The Great Roundleaf Bat is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is found in China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Uploaded Jun 7, 2011. Captured May 18, 2011 in Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Kilim, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • E-30
  • f/3.5
  • 1/20s
  • ISO800
  • 200mm