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Indian Flying-fox

Pteropus giganteus

Description:

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 m (3 ft 10 in and 4 ft 10 in). 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. Found it Houmipur , p.o.Abdalpur., Madhyamgram. Kolkata

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SushilBarai
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SushilBarai

Kolkata, India

Spotted on Oct 24, 2012
Submitted on Dec 2, 2012

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