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Greater Horseshoe Bat

About Greater Horseshoe Bat

There are over 70 species of Horseshoe Bats. They get their name because their noses are shaped like a horseshoe. Their noses have folds of skin that are used to focus sound when they use echolocation to find food. They eat insects. They catch a lof of their prey on the ground. They then take their prey to a nearby tree branch or other perch and eat it.