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Skull size a giveaway with new bat species

At first glance, the bat captured in St. Vincent looked like a common type found in South America.

But after closer inspection, Texas Tech biologists discovered a new species found only on the Caribbean island and whose origins probably trace back to a dramatic marooning after glaciers receded and sea levels rose.

Read more at Texas Tech

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