Behavior

Slit-faced bats roost in hollows by day. The hollows include caves and mines, those in trees, as well as others associated with buildings or other artificial structures. Roosting slit-faced bats are usually not in physical contact with one another. They produce low-intensity echolocation calls, which

An Egyptian slit-faced bat (Nycteris thebaica). (Photo by © Merlin D. Tuttle, Bat Conservation International. Reproduced by permission.)

A slit-faced bat (Nycteris sp.) roosting in the Samburu National Reserve, Kenya. (Photo by Ann and Rob Simpson. Reproduced by per-

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