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  Lyle's Flying Fox

 

Cambodia

A group of Lyle's Flying Foxes hanging upside-down from some tree branches.

 

They roost by day and when resting or sleeping, the bats keep their wings wrapped around their bodies.

 

  Lyle's Flying Fox

 

  Lyle's Flying Fox

 

Suspended like this, they look like oversized butterfly cocoons (fig.). See also List of Thai Animal Names.

See also WILDLIFE PICTURES and WATCH VDO.