New bat species discovered in Quang Binh Province

Scientists have discovered a new and unknown bat species inside Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh, announced the management board of the National Park on Tuesday.

A new and unknown bat species has been discovered by scientists inside the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

According to the team of eight scientists, ten bats of an unknown species have been sighted for the first time inside the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

This species is being considered to be part of the Rhinolophus species. They usually have big ears and leaf-shaped noses, which help transmit high pitch sound waves across further distances than other bat species.

By Minh Phong – Translated by Hai Mien

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