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Big-Eared Bat Rediscovered

The New Guinea big-eared bat (Pharotis imogene;┬áspecimen pictured above) was thought to be extinct for the past 120 years. The bat is now considered critically endangered or possibly extinct as this specimen is the only known member of the genus. Since very little is known of this endangered bat, researchers who identified this specimen suggest…