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  • Egni Theoneandonly

    Flying Bat, San Diego.. If this is one of the Rodriguez Fruit bats from the San Diego Safari Park, I have visited this guy before Family Friendly Things To Do in San Diego

  • Gwen Long

    fruit bat aka flying fox, San Diego....what beautiful creatures God made

  • Rebecca Semke

    GREATER INDIAN FRUIT BAT or INDIAN FLYING FOXPteropus giganteus©ilikefish/Jon Read The Indian Flying-fox is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, China, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. This photo was shot in the Maldives. It is also known as the Greater Indian Fruit Bat, it lives in mainly forests. It is a very large bat with a wing span of between 1.2 and 1.5 meters (4-5 feet). It is nocturnal and feeds mainly on ripe fruits such as mangoes and bananas and nectar. This bat is gregarious and lives in colonies which can number a few hundred. Their offspring has no specific name besides ‘young’. They reproduce sexually and give live birth. They have one to two young. The Indian Flying-Fox lives in tropical forests and swamps, where there is a large body of water nearby. Fact Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Flying-fox Other photos you may like: Egyptian Fruit Bat or Flying Fox Indian Flying Fox Baby Flying Foxes

  • Meredith Abshire

    bat#cute baby Animals #Baby Animals

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