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Great at Eye Spy
Great at Eye Spy

Fruit bats have larger eyes when compared to other families of bats which gives them excellent vision.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Flying Fox?
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Flying Fox?

Fruit bats have been given the nickname “flying fox” because their face resembles a fox.

A Long Lick
A Long Lick

Fruit bats have long tongues that they unroll for feeding. When they are done eating, they roll their tongue back up and tuck it up around their rib cage instead of keeping it in their mouth.

Strong Bonds
Strong Bonds

Inside each colony of fruit bats, you will find sub-colonies made up of approximately eight females and one male.

The Things We Do For Food
The Things We Do For Food

Fruit bats are highly mobile, travelling as far as 30 miles in search of food.

 

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