What is this pig-nosed jungle animal?
November 22, 2016 5:28 AM   Subscribe

Screenshotted from the Jungle episode of Planet Earth 2 and would love to know what it is! It appears on screen for only seconds.
posted by threetwentytwo to Pets & Animals (5 answers total)
 
My guess is it's a Honduran White Bat
posted by Ipsifendus at 5:31 AM on November 22, 2016 [6 favorites]


Yes, it looks like a bat.
posted by shoesietart at 6:26 AM on November 22, 2016


That there is a bat. The funky noses and facial features of many bats aid them with echolocation.
posted by soren_lorensen at 6:43 AM on November 22, 2016 [1 favorite]


Bat ears.
posted by humboldt32 at 8:25 AM on November 22, 2016


Awesome! I did think it was possibly a bat. Thanks for the quick answer!
posted by threetwentytwo at 8:42 AM on November 22, 2016


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