Reports

Social Organization in the Bat Myotis adversus

Science  22 May 1970:
Vol. 168, Issue 3934, pp. 1006-1008
DOI: 10.1126/science.168.3934.1006

Abstract

Studies in which the Australian bat Myotis adversus was marked and recaptured showed that mature males tend to be solitary, are strongly attached to a particular site, and apparently defend home sites. Harem formation concurrent with mating has been observed, and the bond between the mother and her young extends beyond extends beyond nursing.

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