Bulldog bats are found in a variety of habitats, most commonly in moist, tropical lowland areas that are close to water. They have been recorded roosting in hollow trees and sea

The lesser bulldog bat (Noctilio albiventris) stores food in its cheek pouches while flying. (Photo by Brock Fenton. Reproduced by permis-

A greater bulldog bat, or fishing bat (Noctilio leporinus), cruises above the water and uses echolocation to locate fish near the surface of the water. It then scrapes the surface with its feet and grabs the fish. (Photo by Animals Animals ©Partridge, OSF. Reproduced by permission.)

A greater bulldog bat (Noctilio leporinus) in flight with a fish in its feet. (Photo by © Merlin D. Tuttle, Bat Conservation International. Reproduced by permission.)

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