Roosting behavior and roost selection by Epomophorus gambianus (Pteropodidae) in a west African rural landscape

Kofi Amponsah-Mensah, Andrew A. Cunningham, James L. N. Wood & Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu
Urbanization is driving many species to inhabit modified landscapes, but our understanding of how species respond to this remains limited. Bats are particularly vulnerable due to their life-history traits but have received little attention. We describe the roosting behavior and roost site selection, including maternity roosts, for the Gambian epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus gambianus) within a modified forest-savannah transition ecological zone in Ghana, West Africa. We compared characteristics of roost and non-roost sites to test...
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