Giant Fruit Bat

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Giant Fruit Bat

Pteropus giganteus
These big bats eat only fruit juice. After chewing soft fruit such as bananas, pears and mangos, they spit out the pulp. Like people, they prefer sweet, aromatic, juicy fruit. Most fruit bats have excellent eyesight which they use, along with an acute sense of smell, to locate fruit at night.
Fact file:

Habitat: Lowland forests of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. They hang in clusters on branches.

Diet: Fruit juice, flower petals

Current Range: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Myanmar