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A cave nectar bat (Eonycteris spelaea) pollinating durian flowers in Thailanc. Durian fruits sell for billions of dollars annually in SE Asia, but every flower must be pollinated by a bat in order to set fruit. Cave nectar bats are its primary bat pollinators. These bats traditionally formed large colonies in caves but are in alarming decline in most areas, often overharvested for human consumption or killed during careless limestone extraction. This poses a dirct threat to durian…

doctor-segmentium: “ scienceyoucanlove: “ Adorable Portraits of Pollen-Covered Bats Taken by the World’s Leading Bat Expert By Jenny Zhang Bats are some of the most fascinating and misunderstood.

Cave nectar bat.Eonycteris spelaea on a wild banana

Pollinating bats All photos by bat expert Merlin Tuttle

CERCA DE 20 ESPECIES DE MURCIÉLAGOS EN MÉXICO ESTÁN AMENAZADAS O EN PELIGRO DE EXTINCIÓN

CERCA DE 20 ESPECIES DE MURCIÉLAGOS EN MÉXICO ESTÁN AMENAZADAS O EN PELIGRO DE EXTINCIÓN

"About 1 percent of bats eat fish, mice, frogs or other small vertebrates. Only three species, all in Latin America, are vampires."

Megabat - Fruit Bat - Flying Fox - This is a photo of a “Megabat” aka “Fruit…

what a great expression!

The largest known bat in the world, the flying fox, has a wingspan of nearly 5 feet!it's just me or his head look like a wolf head?

Dwarf epauletted fruit bats.www.batsbirdsyard.com = bat houses.

dwarf epauletted fruit bats — the true fairies of the woods (Bat World Sanctuary)

Fruit Bat (Flying Fox) (Chiroptera, Pteropodidae)

Fruit Bat (Flying Fox) (Chiroptera, Pteropodidae)

Grey- headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) One of the largest bats in Australia with wingspan of 100cm.

The Nicobar flying fox is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is endemic to India. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Sulawesi Fruit Bat, Acerodon celebensis, roosts in trees in villages, and also in bamboo. Individuals are commonly seen feeding on breadfruit trees and coconut

We are celebrating Night of the Phantoms here at AJHQ by getting Wild About Bats! Check out all the cool bat info in Animal Jam and visit our friends at Bat Conservation International for more fun bat facts!

Bats anatomy back lit by moonlight or a rare daylight observation of a fruit BAT that reveals its lightweight but resilient body and bone structure

Bats anatomy back lit by moonlight or a rare daylight observation of a fruit BAT that reveals its lightweight but resilient body and bone structure 🦇

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