Caught a bat, which was considered extinct

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Students from the University of agriculture and food (Australia) caught one of the rare bats during a field expedition in the coastal area of Papua New Guinea. After capture, bats were identified by researcher Luke Leung, who said that this kind Pharotis imogene. The first and only specimen was found in 1890. "It was assumed that they were extinct," said LEng.

Officially, this bat was included in the international Red book as endangered or extinct species.



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