Monthly Archives: March 2016

Discovery of Extinct Bat Doubles Diversity of Native Hawaiian Land Mammals Newly Named Hawaiian Bat Lived Alongside Hoary Bat for Thousands of Years Before Humans Arrived

Honolulu, HI – The Hawaiian Islands have long been thought to support just one endemic land mammal in its brief geologic history, the Hawaiian hoary bat. That has changed thanks to a study co-authored by three scientists – two of which have had extensive careers in research at Bishop Museum. New fossil evidence indicates that [...]

2017-06-05T12:06:07+00:00 News Release|