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Large Flying Fox

Pteropus vampyrus

Description:

It is noted for being the largest member of the bat family by wingspan. It, as with all other Old World fruit bats, lacks the ability to echolocate. It should not be confused with Acerodon jubatus which is also large

Habitat:

Tropical and sub-tropical forests of Indo-Pacific region, especially southern Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Indonesia, West Malaysia, the Philippines, Java and New Guinea.

Notes:

this bat is a cross breed between Pteropus vampyrus and Acerodon jubatus :D

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7 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Fabulous,

FilipVelickovski
FilipVelickovski 8 years ago

done :D

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Lovely spot! I especially like photo 2 - maybe you could make this the main pic?
You should also consider adding this to the Bat Monitoring mission.

AndreaBonomi
AndreaBonomi 8 years ago

Beautiful!

FilipVelickovski
FilipVelickovski 8 years ago

he's from a garden in Tanah Lot temple in bali :D

amberleighharper
amberleighharper 8 years ago

Is it a "pet?" He's beautiful!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Nice! In someone's Garden?

FilipVelickovski
Spotted by
FilipVelickovski

Bali, Indonesia

Spotted on Jan 15, 2012
Submitted on Jan 29, 2012

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