golden horseshoe bat

noun

Definition of golden horseshoe bat

: a small Australian leaf-nosed bat (Rhinonycteris aurantia) with fur of a delicate tawny hue

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“Golden horseshoe bat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/golden%20horseshoe%20bat. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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