Greater dog-like bat

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Greater dog-like bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Peropteryx
Species: P. kappleri
Binomial name
Peropteryx kappleri
Peters, 1867
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Greater dog-like bat range

The greater dog-like bat (Peropteryx kappleri) is a bat species from Central America and South America. It is found from southern Mexico through Brazil and Peru.

The greater dog-like bat is so named due to its remarkably dog-like characteristics.[citation needed]