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Creepy new species of bat discovered - with a leaf like face

Check out this terrifying new species of bat - whose face bristles like a leaf to catch prey. Known as Griffin's Leaf Nosed bat, it was discovered in Vietnam by mammalogist Du Vinh Thong and his team. According to experts the creature's weird nose shape is to help with echolocation. Its official name is t Hipposideros griffini. Pictured: Bat
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