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Megabat, also called fruit bats, old world fruit bats, or flying foxes. (Craig Borrow/Newspix / Rex Features)
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Animals ❶ Flying Mammals
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Flying Foxes BATS
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Flying Fox Bat
Flying Fox Bat, also known as the Fruit Bat, is the largest bat in the world with a wingspan of upto 1.5 metres.
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Animals ❶ Flying Mammals
People find bats creepy and scary but I think they are miss understood and I would love to have bats on my property. I've always enjoyed watching them fly around looking for a tasty meal.
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Bats They Re
Animals Mammal Bats
a.k.a. megabats, fruit bats, old world fruit bats, or flying foxes. by Yhun Suarez
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We are scared. (fuck you very much)
The Malaysian Flying Fox (Pteropus vampyrus), is a southeast Asian species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. Like the other members of the genus Pteropus, or the Old World fruit bats, it feeds exclusively on fruits, nectar and flowers. It is noted for being one of the largest bats and as with all other Old World fruit bats, lacks the ability to echolocate. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_flying_fox #Bat #Malaysian_Flying_Fox
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24 Freakishly Huge Creatures Living Amongst Us
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.
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Batty For Bats
Bats are the second largest order of mammals (after the rodents), about 20% of all classified mammal species worldwide, 1,240 bat species divided into two suborders: the less specialized and largely fruit-eating megabats, or flying foxes, and the highly specialized and echolocating microbats.
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Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you’re at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky. ~Lewis Carroll
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