• lt: Rhinolophus ferrumequinum
  • dt: Große Hufeiseinnase
  • afrikaans: Saalneusvlermuis
Greater horseshoe bat

Weight

  • 17 - 30 g

Snout-vent lenght

  • 5 - 7 cm

Wingspan

40 cm

Nourishment

  • bugs, moths

Mating season

  • late summer

Number of cubs

  • 1 young

Worth knowing

Horseshoe bats have a horseshoe-shaped fleshy structure called a nose-leaf surrounding the nose, which amplifies the ultrasonic calls that the bat emits when searching for food.