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Pteropus Bats of the genus Pteropus, belonging to the Megachiroptera sub-order, are the largest bats in the world. They are commonly known as the Fruit Bats or Flying Foxes among other numerous colloquial names. They live in the tropics and subtropics of Asia (including the Indian subcontinent), Australia, Indonesia, islands off East Africa (but not the mainland Africa), and a number of remote oceanic islands in both the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
From fickr - part of www.batconservation.org. This is a dog-faced fruit bat. ("I was given the rare and fascinating experience of stepping into some of the bat cages at Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Just me, my camera, and 160 live bats.")
"Baby bats at the Bat Clinic in Advancetown, which has helped at least 130 baby bats after the wet weather. The winged mammals are bottle fed, wrapped up and hung on clotheslines until they are well enough to be released." photo by Luke Marsden. WHAAAAAAT?! These are weirdly adorable!!!