Histoire Naturelle - Mammals - Plate 2 - Bats ~ While exploring tombs and buildings, the French savants encountered several species of bats that are native to Egypt and living in gigantic colonies. The top illustration is "Taphozous nudiventris", or the naked-bellied tomb bat. The middle illustration is "Nycteris thebaica", or slit-faced bat and the bottom illustration is "Vespertilio pipistrellus", or the common brown bat.

Framed 35 1/2 inches x 28 inches ~ SOLD