Day 16. The Masked Seducers
Today we continue in the tropics, yesterday was Bahamas but today we are going to Costa Rica. Bernal Rodríguez-Herrera will guide us through the courtship and mating rituals of one of the most enigmatic species in the tropic: Centurio senex.
Rodríguez-Herrera B, Sánchez-Calderón R, Madrigal-Elizondo V, Rodríguez P, Villalobos J, et al. (2020) The masked seducers: Lek courtship behavior in the wrinkle-faced bat Centurio senex (Phyllostomidae). PLOS ONE 15(11): e0241063.
We owe special thanks to the UCR media department for allowing us to us this beatiful video.