More bats found, 1905.

Mr. Lydgate over on Kauai, recently saw a specimen of the native Hawaiian bat which was supposed to be extinct. There are other kinds of bats on Kauai and elsewhere, that are neither rare nor extinct.

(Hawaiian Star, 1/20/1905, p. 4)

Mr. Lydgate over on Kauai...

The Hawaiian Star, Volume XXII, Number 4004, Page 4. January 20, 1905.

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Opeapea from Hilea, 1887.

AN INTERESTING SPECIMEN.

By the W. G. Hall of last Wednesday, Mr. F. L. Clarke received from Mr. C. N. Spencer, of Hilea, a good specimen of a Hawaiian bat. The native name is “Opeapea” or “Olepe.” The specimen sent measures 6 inches from tip to tip of the extended wings. The body is about the size of that of a mouse. The ears are quite large in proportion to the head. The profile to the little fellow shows a “snub” nose, retreating forehead and wide mouth, in fact, it may be called an “ugly mug.” The specimen is preserved in alcohol, and will be placed in the National Museum.

(Daily Bulletin, 2/17/1887, p. 2)

AN INTERESTING SPECIMEN.

The Daily Bulletin, Volume XI, Number 1562, Page 2. February 17, 1887.