Rabbit Trail: What is a Fruit Bat?

Mother Bat and her baby, Stellaluna, go hunting at night for ripe fruit. They are fruit bats. What is a fruit bat?

"Fruit bats are large, fruit eating bats that live in warm climates. [They] prefer to hang upside down together in trees when they snooze, wrapping their wings around their bat body like you snuggle up in your favorite blanket. They are nocturnal, which means they are most active at night."

Fruit Bats Hanging Upside Down

Fruit Bats Hanging Upside Down Wrapped in their Wings

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