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Table 2 Body mass loss among greater horseshoe bats in Hampyeong and Anseong during the hibernation period. Data from all five hibernacula in Hampyeong were pooled for same measurement date, but data from two hibernacula in Anseong were separated for different measurement date

From: Regional differences in winter activity of hibernating greater horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum) from Korea

Location Hampyeong
(five hibernacula are pooled)
Anseong
Sanpyeong Daemyeong
Measurement date Early (Dec 19, 2007) Late (Mar 27, 2008) Early (Oct 28, 2007) Late (Mar 9, 2008) Early (Nov 24, 2007) Late (Mar 9, 2008)
No. bats 115 111 45 46 10 12
Body mass (g) 22.16 ± 2.21 17.96 ± 1.30 24.72 ± 2.20 20.41 ± 1.66 23.84 ± 2.14 19.77 ± 1.55
Days 98 132 105
Body mass loss (g) 4.20 4.30 4.07
Daily mass loss (g/day) 0.043 0.033 0.039