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Indian Flying Fox

Location: off National Highway 44 near Manu, Dhalai District, Tripura

Date: 25th April 2013

Equipment: Nikon D300s with Nikkor 300mm + 1.7x TC

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Indian Flying Fox - Photo (c) Tarique Sani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
ivijayanand's ID: Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus)
Posted by ivijayanand about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Indian Flying Fox - Photo (c) Tarique Sani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jakob's ID: Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus)
Posted by jakob about 3 years ago (Flag)
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I observed about 100 of these large bats fly over the highway. Many were adult females with juvenile bats clinging to them. One of the photos shows a juvenile breast-feeding in flight.

Posted by ivijayanand about 3 years ago (Flag)
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These are excellent shots, and I think not only one but several show females with clinging young!

Posted by jakob about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Thanks. I was fortunate to observe and photograph these bats.

Posted by ivijayanand about 3 years ago (Flag)
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These are fantastic photos! Thank you for joining and contributing to an underrepresented area of the globe (for this project).

Posted by jwhittle almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Thanks. It is a privilege to contribute. Will post any other bat images I get.

Posted by ivijayanand almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Honestly, it is a privilege to have you contribute.

Posted by jwhittle almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Indian Flying Fox - Photo (c) Tarique Sani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
ivijayanand's ID: Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus)
Indian Flying Fox - Photo (c) Tarique Sani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus)
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