Megabat isn't a flying vampire

Megabat isn’t a flying vampire

I knew from my friends about a free-living megabat colony (family Pteropodidae, Megachiroptera) not far from Tuban. A little village in the Javanese jungle between rice fields and banana trees that’s the place to go. A local villager guides me to a hill at the edge of the village. Giant tropical trees have overgrown the hill. How amazing, a big megabat colony occupied the trees as their home. When the villager hit the tree trunk with a piece of wood, the bats flying […]

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