Fangs You Will Not Believe On Newly Discovered Species

Main report: New bat species has fangs you won’t believe

Scientific Paper: Zootaxa    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Hypsugo dolichodon
Species named for: Greek words “dolichos” (long, enlarged) and “oodontos” (= tooth) referring to the long upper canine
Categories: Mammals | New Species
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Scientists have uncovered a new bat with stupendous canines in the rainforests of Lao PDR and Vietnam, aptly naming it Hypsugo dolichodon, or the long-toothed pipistrelle.

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