Protection of small mammals and their habitat through evidence-based conservation that safeguards local livelihoods.



Work with key stakeholders empower local communities, maintain healthy landscapes and protect imperiled small mammal species.

Small Mammal Conservation Organization is a non-profit registered in Nigeria. CAC NO 91100

Roost Protection for the endangered Shot-tailed Roundleaf-nosed bat

We are on a quest to protect the last known roost and habitat of the Short-tailed Roundleaf-nosed bat Hipposideros curtus and to identify additional localities and roosts across its range. This species previously from only Cameroon and Bioko Island, was suspected to occur in Nigeria, but only recent discovered in the country by members of the SMACON team.