Ghost Bat (Macroderma gigas) are the world’s largest carnivorous bat. These bats have been lost from the woodlands of the arid zone since white settlement.
Ghost Bat (Macroderma gigas) — click image to view full screen
Ghost bats habitats include the arid regions and rainforest areas in the northern half of Australia. They were found roosting in caves, deep cracks in rocks and old mine tunnels. As many of the roosting sites are being destroyed, it is rare to find large colonies.
Ghost Bat (Macroderma gigas) spotted with a black light torch in the Nocturnal House — click image to view full screen