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Monfort Bat Colony

The “Geoffrey’s Rousette Fruit Bat” with scientific name (Rousettteus amplexicaudatus) while taking a rest inside the Monfort Bat Colony, located in the Monfort Cave at Samal Island in Province of Davao Del Norte, Mindanao on October 27, 2017. The Monfort Bat’s hold’s Guinness Record in 2006 as the largest population of this bat species as approximately 1.8 million by Bat Conservation International and according to the Monfort Cave Bat management the population of their bats now is estimated that grew up more than 2.5 million this year.

TAGS: Bat, Cave, Colony, Island, Philippines

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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© Gregorio Dantes Jr..
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2017
Total Views: 28
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 600D
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1600
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