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Egyptian fruit bat 3


Egyptian fruit bat 3
Photo Information
Copyright: Eyal Bartov (bartove) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 178 W: 1 N: 588] (7772)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-15
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark II, Canon EF100-400 IS
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/60 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-08-13 13:39
Viewed: 4697
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Egyptian fruit bats can be found roosting in groups as many as 10,000. Both male and female bats roost together in a colony. The bats crowd close together, always making body contact, especially with their young ones.

These bats usually have only one baby each year, however sometimes they have twins. The mother bats carry their young at first, then leave them at the roosts while they hunt for fruit. Babies are about 3 months old before they learn to fly on their own. Young ones stay in the same colony as their moms and dads for most, if not all, of their lives.

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shalom Eyal, last two photographs you posted are important me. I cant see many bats on TN. This is nice shot. details nice. You used flash light very well. good not to read. thanks
best wishes
Ahmet

Hi Eyal
Great work with this egyptian fruit bats.
Regards.
Jorge

Hi Eyal,
Splendid shot!
Very good sharpness and composition.
Rare register!
Congratulations!
Josť Roberto

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