Monthly Archives: January 2013

Inter-island travel of the Long-nosed bat confirmed

Last Tuesday, January 15th 2013, during a bat research session in one of the important bat caves on the eastern part of the island of Curacao, local bat researchers of the PPR-ABC (PAP: Programa pa Protehé Ratonnan di Anochi di islanan ABC) recaptured and released two Long-nosed bats ("Lepto’s")  which were previously tagged on Bonaire. This finding signifies a major breakthrough in understanding the population dynamics of this key species for the ABC-islands. After more than 4 years of [...]