Story: Bay of Plenty region

Long-tailed bat (2nd of 3)

Long-tailed bat

New Zealand has only two indigenous land mammals, both bats: the long-tailed bat (pekapeka), and the short-tailed bat. Both are found in Te Urewera.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Ranges, rivers and forests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5544/long-tailed-bat (accessed 28 September 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016