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Black Flying-fox

Pteropus alecto


Largest flying-fox. Short black fur over whole body, with reddish fur at back of neck


Often camps in mangrove swamps. Camps may be shared with other species. Camps may contain hundreds of thousands of bats.


Kinda plague in the Sydney botanical garden :).

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2000, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Oct 12, 2010
Submitted on Aug 22, 2011

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