Indian flying fox

Pteropus giganteus

An Indian flying fox eats upside down from some hanging oranges. IUCN Red List endangerment category: Least concern
  • Family
    Pteropodidae
  • Habitat
    India

Sensitive little nose

Indian Giant Flying Foxes, with a wingspan of up to 112 cm and a weight of up to 600 g, are among the largest bats in the world. To be able to orient the selves in the dark, they have a well-developed sense of smell and large eyes.