Captive ghost bats at Perth Zoo. Photo credit: Perth Zoo.
UWA, Curtin university and Perth zoo researchers have discovered that Australian endangered ghost bats in the Pilbara (WA) eat over 46 different species.
Its diet is very diverse ranging from small mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians.
Researchers used a new approach by combining two methodologies: DNA analysis of faecal pellets and classification of dried food remains.Continue reading Faecal pellets and food remains reveal what ghost bats eat in the Pilbara