AfricanBats manage a number of programs, including;

Taxonomy, Systematics


and Life Histories

Taxonomy (classification of organisms) and systematics (placing taxonomy in a phylogenetic context) are the foundational building block for biological research...

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Bats in Protected Areas

Many of the protected areas in Africa were created for the protection of large ungulate species, or were set aside as they were not suitable for agriculture or human settlement due to the presence of disease vectors...

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Cave Conservation



Bats as flying, nocturnal animals occupy a unique ecological niche. Most of the cave dwelling bat species are insectivorous, and feed on nocturnal insects...

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