Environmental factors which influence the hibernation behaviour of the Natal long- fingered bat ( Miniopterus natalensis ) in the Bakwena Cave, Gauteng

  • M. I. Moir
  • J. F. Durand


One of the maingoals of this study was to calculate the average mass and forearm length of a colony of Miniopterus natalensis(Natal long-fingered bat) over the autumn and winter months in order todetermine whether there was a decrease in average mass over the winter period.

Author Biographies

M. I. Moir
Department of Zoology
J. F. Durand
Department of Zoology
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