Kaptaj, Petrovo

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Kaptaj, near the vellage of Petrovo, where the formation of bat colonies has been established.

This place is one of the most important in Bulgaria breeding grounds for 1 species of bats – Lesser Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros). Here they give birth and raise their young. Throughout the year, the building is a haven for other species, such as the Lesser mouse-eared bat (Myotis blythii), Greater mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis) and Greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum).

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