13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Recording data of bats

Costa Rica contains 10% of the world's bat species. As part of a study abroad program for university students, researchers surveyed and recorded data on local bat species. Learning more about the local biodiversity allows us to better understand it and how to conserve and protect it's habitat.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 07.2015
Photo Location: Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Camera: NIKON D5000
Copyright: © Suzanne Ou