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Bat with a sweet goofy grin, the Heart-nosed Bat (Cardioderma cor)

Referred to as “The Silent Planter”, giant golden-crowned flying-foxes are known to scatter the seeds of the fruit they eat in their dropping; this makes them vital to the ecosystem of the Philippines' rainforests.

Giant Golden-crowned Flying Fox, Fruit Bat, World's Largest Bat, Endangered

Meet the largest bat on earth: the Pemba flying fox. These bats are fruit and nectar eaters with an average wingspan of "Flying fox" does sound a bit less scary than "Giant bat".

This American leaf-nosed bat, which was found at La Selva Biological Station in Costa Rica, shows off the folded, spearhead muzzle for which it is named.

18 of the strangest animals ever

American leaf-nosed bat (Costa Rica) Its odd muzzle may aid in echolocation.

Hoary Bat. Looks like a small dog.

Hoary Bat - Common, Large American Bat

Hoary Bat - Common, Large American Bat Hoary Bat - Common, Large American Bat Hoary Bat - Common bat in North America and beyond prefe.

Lappet-eared Bat, Plecotus christii, Egypt

Lappet-eared Bat, Plecotus christii, Egypt ( The real Bat Man) LOL

White tentmaking bats in the lowland rain forest of La Selva Biological Station - Costa Rica - They rest during the day in a shelter of their own making, a Heliconia leaf bitten along the middle so that it collapses into a ten:

White tent-making bats in the lowland rain forest of La Selva Biological Station - Costa Rica - They rest during the day in a shelter of their own making, a Heliconia leaf bitten along the middle so that it collapses into a tent.

Give a Bat a house -> http://www.birdfeederworld.com/categories/bat-houses.html

Murcielago frutero / Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat, Artibeus jamaicensis by svaldvard

Fruit Bat

his is a dog-faced fruit bat. ("I was given the rare and fascinating experience of stepping into some of the bat cages at Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Just me, my camera, and 160 live bats.

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