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Hairless Bat
Naked-bulldog-bat-2 LTM
Common Name Naked Bat
Range Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Chiroptera
Family Molossidae
Genus Cheiromeles
Species Cheiromeles torquatus
Conservation Status
Near Threatened

The Hairless bat (Cheiromeles torquatus), also called the naked bat, is a species of free-tailed bat in the family Molossidae found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The hairless bat is mostly hairless, but does have short, bristly hairs around its neck, on its front toes, and around the throat sac, along with fine hairs on the head and tail membrane.