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horseshoe bat

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(Animals) any of numerous large-eared Old World insectivorous bats, mostly of the genus Rhinolophus, with a fleshy growth around the nostrils, used in echolocation: family Rhinolophidae
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Noun1.horseshoe bat - any of numerous bats of the family Hipposideridae of northwest Africa or Philippines or Australia having a horseshoe-shaped leaf on the nosehorseshoe bat - any of numerous bats of the family Hipposideridae of northwest Africa or Philippines or Australia having a horseshoe-shaped leaf on the nose
leafnose bat, leaf-nosed bat - bat having a leaflike flap at the end of the nose; especially of the families Phyllostomatidae and Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae
2.horseshoe bat - a bat of the family Rhinolophidae having a horseshoe-shaped leaf on the nose
leafnose bat, leaf-nosed bat - bat having a leaflike flap at the end of the nose; especially of the families Phyllostomatidae and Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae
family Rhinolophidae, Rhinolophidae - Old World leaf-nosed bats
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8m hotel development in Abersoch - which will transform the derelict White House Hotel into a luxury 42-bedroom spa hotel with 18 high-class apartments - is on hold while experts look at ways of re-housing the common pipistrelle and lesser horseshoe bats with minimum disruption to the creatures.
Findings indicate the presence of great crested newts, brown long eared bats, lesser horseshoe bats and pipistrelle bats, which must be taken into account on any future development, council chiefs said.
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Chinese horseshoe bats carry two viruses that are closely related to the coronavirus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, in people.
and China Thursday confirmed that the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus, which killed more than 750 people worldwide in 2002 and 2003, originated from horseshoe bats in China.
A team of international scientists has isolated a very close relative of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) from horseshoe bats in China, confirming them as the origin of the virus responsible for the 2002-3 pandemic.
Although several CoVs are found in horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus spp.
Attracted by the nearby farmer's ponds, they include common pipistrelles, soprano pipistrelles, lesser horseshoe bats, Natterer's bats and whiskered bats.
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Plas Pistyll, Nefyn is close to horseshoe bats (inset)
Using a combination of methods that included high-speed stereovision and high-resolution tomography, the researchers from Virginia Tech and Shandong University reconstructed the three-dimensional geometries of the outer ears from live horseshoe bats as they deformed in these short time intervals.