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  • His IMDb bio points out: “His performance as the bald, bat-eared, close-fanged Orlok remains one of the most frightening film characters in history.”

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  • Neuman, the bat-eared kid from the Mad magazine covers.

    Late, Late at Night

  • The man drives the last hour through the badlands in silence, with the startled eyes of bat-eared foxes reflecting now and then in the high beams and a vast spread of stars keeping pace above and curtains of dust floating up behind the rear tires.

    Memory Wall

  • This leads us, naturally, to a mysterious vigilante swinging from the rooftops in a bat-eared cowl.

    Graphic Novel Friday: "Batman: Battle for the Cowl"

  • Among the fauna to exhibit this interrupted distribution are the bat-eared fox (Otocyon megalotis), olive toad (Bufo garmani), and fawn-colored and sabota larks (Mirafra africanoides, M. sabota).

    Nama Karoo

  • Smaller predators found at the waterholes include the black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) and the bat-eared fox (Otocyon megalotis).

    Angolan Mopane woodlands

  • Miller's Batman may have launched the darker, grittier take on the bat-eared crimefighter, but Moore's slightly later short story considerably ups the ante, positing a Joker who only wants to prove that anyone can be driven to madness, and a Batman who exists as a moral flipside to this evil clown, only a few short steps from the same fate.

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  • Non-target species such as bat-eared foxes (Otocyon megalotis), aardwolves (Proteles cristarus), and aardvarks (Orycteropus afer) are often also killed.

    Southern Africa bushveld

  • Smaller predators found at the waterholes are black-backed jackal and bat-eared fox (Otocyon megalotis).

    Etosha Pan halophytics

  • Certainly sexuality plays a big part in the story, in which the waking and dreaming realities of the orphaned Valerie (13-year old Jaroslava Schallerová) combine to describe a complex and confounding world in which purity is ever at risk for corruption by creatures of the underworld, personified by a bat-eared vampire (Jirí Prymek), whose specter may just be an inflation of her fears of a weasel seen decimating the family hen house.

    Beware the weasel!

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