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Flying Foxes
At night these large bats feed on the flowers and fruits of many native plants, being important in pollinating flowers and dispersing seeds of these plant species. Worldwide, bats play essential roles in keeping populations of night-flying insects in balance. Just one bat can catch hundreds of insects in an hour, and large colonies catch tons of insects nightly, including beetle and moth species that cost American farmers and foresters billions of dollars annually, not to mention mosquitoes in our backyards. The 20 million free-tailed bats from Bracken Cave in Central Texas, eat more than 200 tons of insects in a single mid-summer night!



Below we have put some links about Bats in the world.


>> Bats Conservation International inc.


>> Bat Atlas about flying foxes