Seed Dispersal - Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation

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A little yellow-shouldered bat (Sturnira lilium) is about to take a Solanum rugosum fruit. This is an important "pioneer" plant, one of the first species to begin the succession to reforestation in clearings. Bats play a key role by carrying the vast majority of such plant seeds into clearings. Seed Dispersal

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