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Rescued and orphaned Grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) in captivity
Rescued and orphaned Grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) in captivity
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Grey-headed flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus) fly out over the Melbourne city skyline
Grey-headed flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus) fly out over the Melbourne city skyline
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Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus), flying, India
Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus), flying, India
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Grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) hanging from a branch with one wing spread
Grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) hanging from a branch with one wing spread
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Straw-coloured fruit bat (Eidolon helvum), female flying carrying pup on front
Straw-coloured fruit bat (Eidolon helvum), female flying carrying pup on front
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During an extreme heat-stress event at Melbourne's Yarra Bend Grey-headed Flying-fox
During an extreme heat-stress event at Melbourne's Yarra Bend Grey-headed Flying-fox
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Portrait of a female rescued Grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) pup
Portrait of a female rescued Grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) pup
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Grey-headed flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus) hang from a branch during a light
Grey-headed flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus) hang from a branch during a light
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Grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) spotting and flaring wings to come
Grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) spotting and flaring wings to come
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Straw-coloured fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) returning to daytime roost at dawn. Kasanka
Straw-coloured fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) returning to daytime roost at dawn. Kasanka
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Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) female and suckling baby in flight, searching
Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) female and suckling baby in flight, searching
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Portrait of rescued and rehabilitated Grey-headed flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus)
Portrait of rescued and rehabilitated Grey-headed flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus)
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During an extreme heat-stress event at Melbourne's Yarra Bend Grey-headed Flying-fox Featured Print

During an extreme heat-stress event at Melbourne's Yarra Bend Grey-headed Flying-fox

During an extreme heat-stress event at Melbourne's Yarra Bend Grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) colony, where temperatures exceeded 43°C, in a desperate search for somewhere cooler and less exposed, Grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) descend from the safety of the tree canopy looking for a cooler place. Ironically and sadly, this behaviour results in what experts call clumping - where the number of bats in close proximity means that the animals get even hotter. It is often a precursor to mass deaths. On the ground there were already many dead bats that had succumb to this heat-stress event. 
Yarra Bend Golf course, Fairfield, Victoria, Australia.
 December, 2019

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Grey-headed Flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus) at a colony hang together on a branch
Grey-headed Flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus) at a colony hang together on a branch
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Silhouette of the head of a Grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus
Silhouette of the head of a Grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus
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Short-nosed fruit-bat (Cynopterus brachyotis) roosting, Ko Chang Island, Thailand
Short-nosed fruit-bat (Cynopterus brachyotis) roosting, Ko Chang Island, Thailand
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Black flying fox (Pteropus alecto), male stretching wing whilst roosting on branch
Black flying fox (Pteropus alecto), male stretching wing whilst roosting on branch
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Straw-coloured fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) returning to daytime roost at sunrise
Straw-coloured fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) returning to daytime roost at sunrise
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Indian flying foxes (Pteropus giganteus) roosting in tree, Yala National Park
Indian flying foxes (Pteropus giganteus) roosting in tree, Yala National Park
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Straw-coloured fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) returning to daytime roost at sunrise
Straw-coloured fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) returning to daytime roost at sunrise
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