The world’s most “poisonous” white bat species

The world’s most “poisonous” white bat species

This unique white bat species is also known as the Honduran white bat, the scientific name is Ectophylla alba, is also the only representative in the genus Ectophylla, has a striking appearance with white cilia, a small body with dimensions. length only from 3.7cm – 4.7cm

Inhabiting the rainforests of northern Nicaragua, eastern Costa Rica, western Panama, and eastern Honduras, the lovely white bats feed mainly on the trunks and canopy of large trees, especially banana trees.

Live in groups, usually about 6 to 10 individuals, with large herds up to 12 individuals. The main food of the beautiful little white bat is fruit and some plants.

In the flock, the larger bats will be responsible for protecting the smaller bats, they will bite the leaves to curl around the small bats, protecting the whole flock from rain and sun and natural enemies.

White bats rarely fly, even at night, because their striking appearance makes them easy targets for ferocious predators.

These Honduran white bats only spread their wings when sensing danger, an enemy is attacking.

Rarely seen and considered a rare animal, the white bat makes many people curious.

The white bats hiding in the large banana leaf boat look like super cute little pigs.

The white feathers next to the other parts of the body are bright yellow, which makes the Honduran white bats look very funny.

Not only has a lovely appearance, the Honduran white bat also has a gentle nature, worthy of being the cutest bat in the world.


Hoan Le