golden-crowned flying fox Bat

This is one of the largest bat’s in the world and currently resides in the Philippines.  Their wingspan can reach up to 5 feet long.  Here is an adult, which looks a bit frightening.

Here they are as babies.  These little guys are being hand raised at a rescue shelter.  This particular species is considered endangered due to poaching and deforestation.


One Response to golden-crowned flying fox Bat

  1. can the Giant golden-crowned flying fox crawl on all for legs? and if so for how long? and can u have a bat as a pet?

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