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Rhinolophidae - Old World leaf-nosed bats, horse-shoe bats

There are around 130 species in this family of small to large bats. They are found in temperate and tropical regions of Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The species in this family have a noseleaf and large ears. They eat insects and roost in trees, buildings, or caves.