Photo story: fly­ing foxes

The long-dis­tance for­ag­ing be­hav­iour of Mel­bourne’s grey-headed fly­ing-foxes plays a piv­otal role in the health of lo­cal forests. But the bats’ fly­way to the fruits of sub­ur­bia has be­come a per­ilous gaunt­let.

BBC Wildlife Magazine - - Contents -

Doug Gimesy’s im­ages re­veal the life of Aus­tralia’s big bats, their food-for­ag­ing flights and the haz­ards they face

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