Meeting the Locals

Meet my new friends:

Relaxing in paradise!

These are the Flying Foxes of Australia, or fruit bats, that swoosh about in the evening. Flying Foxes are the largest flying mammals in the world, and they certainly make the bats of northeastern America look like little tinker toys.

During the day these guys chill out upside down in trees and squabble with each other about whatever happened during their night out — sounds familiar!

Lastly, while in action, Flying Foxes can be mistaken for the Batman signal. Thank goodness this isn’t Gotham City or there would be mass confusion! (Grin, grin)


One Comment Add yours

  1. Jane Law says:

    These guys are huge! I remember seeing them every evening outside the cricket and football stadiums in Sydney.

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