The Jamaican flower bat, Phyllonycteris aphylla. Photo © Sherri and Brock Fenton.

The Welch Lab returns to Jamaica!

Following a successful first field-trip in early 2023 resulting in a publication on two new breeding populations of the endangered Jamaican flower bat (Phyllonycteris aphylla), Phil Oelbaum and Jerrica Jamison, joined collaborator Damian Whyte and the Jamaica Caves Organization for more censusing of Jamaican “rat bats”!

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