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 Click/tap to enlarge 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 20:38 in Jalan Ayer Hangat, Kampung Kilim, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • E-30
  • f/3.5
  • 1/20s
  • ISO800
  • 200mm