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Heart-nosed Bat
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Information
Range Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Chiroptera
Family Megadermatidae
Genus Cardioderma
Species Cardioderma cor
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Heart-nosed bat (Cardioderma cor), is a species of false vampire bat in the Megadermatidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Cardioderma. It is found in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, caves, and hot deserts.

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