Workers of the Administration of Slovenský Kras National Park during the wintertime counting of bats found the oldest one yet in Slovakia and Hungary.
The bat was marked with a circle in 1993 by environmentalists in Hungary. Based on this they know that the bat is around 26.5 years old.
The oldest marked bat in Slovakia was 22 years and one month old until now.
Environmentalists counted 65,000 individuals from 18 species in Slovenský Kras.
The bat that became the oldest marked bat in Slovakia and Hungary has been observed for years.
22. Feb 2020 at 8:35 | Compiled by Spectator staff