Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

The Indian flying fox (Mother and child)

Pteropus giganteus


It is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is nocturnal and feeds mainly on ripe fruits, such as mangoes and bananas, and nectar. The Indian Flying Fox may be the world's largest bat, weighting up to 3.5 pounds (1.6 kg


found in Bangladesh, Bhutan,India, China (Tibet), Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.


This is a mother and child

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Kerala, India

Spotted on May 19, 2017
Submitted on Nov 11, 2017

Related Spottings

Flying Fox Flying Fox Lyle's Flying Fox bat

Nearby Spottings

Indian rat snake white-browed bulbul Crambid moth The Indian flying fox - flying