Monthly Archives: July 2012

Why do flying-foxes like to live in cities?

A grey-headed flying-fox; photo by Ian Kitchen Flying-foxes are big bats – the biggest in the world!  They belong to a group of mammals known as the Megachiroptera (pronounced “megga-kai-roptera”) or megabats.  Unlike their smaller cousins (the Microchiroptera or microbats), … Continue reading

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