How often do bats live over ten years?

A Japanese study found that
“Females less than two years of age constituted the majority of the members in the relatively large-sized A and B colonies investigated by the banding-recapture method, whereas older females, and males more than one year of age decreased rapidly.”

For the complete study, please see:
Age Composition of Summer Colonies in the Japanese House-dwelling Bat, Pipistrellus abramus
Kimitake Funakoshif’ and Teru Aki Uchida
http://catalog.lib.kyushu-u.ac.jp/handle/2324/23758/p055.pdf

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