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A bat with white fur found mainly in Central America.
- ‘The white bat does not have wing sacs unlike the other members of Emballonuridae family.’
- ‘The Honduran white bat is snow white with a yellow nose and ears.’
- ‘They will be joined by other night feeders - the many species of bats that live here, including funnel-eared, wrinkle-faced, and white bats.’
- ‘With an average length of 3.7-4.7 cm, Honduran white bats are tiny for a bat.’
- ‘Like other tent-roosting bats, Honduran white bats are fruit eaters and live in tropical forests.’
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