From the blog
Fiordland Bat Diaries: Bat-flies
24 February 2020
Local rangers in Fiordland undertake short-tailed bat monitoring in order to protect and learn more about these special, little native critters. But sometimes they are not the only little critter on show.... The New Zealand bat fly is a wingless fly that lives alongside short tailed bats and is a creature of nightmares for some.