Parturition and mother-infant relations in the Indian false vampire bat Megaderma lyra.

The onset and duration of parturition were studied in Megaderma lyra for two successive periods during the years 1989 and 1990. The period of parturition fell between January and May in 1989, and between March and May in 1990. This change in the length of parturition period was not due to variations in the pattern of rainfall when prey items are abundant… CONTINUE READING