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AUSTRALIA-BUSHFIRES/BATS
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January 21, 2020 
An adult grey-headed flying fox hangs in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry, Australia January... 
BOMADERRY, Australia 
An adult grey-headed flying fox hangs in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry 
An adult grey-headed flying fox hangs in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry, Australia January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Angie Teo 
AUSTRALIA-BUSHFIRES/BATS
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January 21, 2020 
A juvenile grey-headed flying fox peeps out from a towel as it hangs in a care centre set up at a home... 
BOMADERRY, Australia 
A juvenile grey-headed flying fox peeps out from a towel as it hangs in a care centre set up at a home... 
A juvenile grey-headed flying fox peeps out from a towel as it hangs in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry, Australia January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Angie Teo 
AUSTRALIA-BUSHFIRES/BATS
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January 21, 2020 
An adult grey-headed flying fox hangs in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry, Australia January... 
BOMADERRY, Australia 
An adult grey-headed flying fox hangs in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry 
An adult grey-headed flying fox hangs in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry, Australia January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Angie Teo 
AUSTRALIA-BUSHFIRES/BATS
RTS2Z6NL 
January 21, 2020 
A baby grey-headed flying fox with a 'pacifier' looks on in Bomaderry, Australia, January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Angie... 
BOMADERRY, Australia 
A baby grey-headed flying fox with a 'pacifier' looks on in Bomaderry 
A baby grey-headed flying fox with a 'pacifier' looks on in Bomaderry, Australia, January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Angie Teo 
AUSTRALIA-BUSHFIRES/BATS
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January 21, 2020 
A juvenile grey-headed flying fox drinks from a milk dispenser in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry,... 
BOMADERRY, Australia 
A juvenile grey-headed flying fox drinks from a milk dispenser in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry... 
A juvenile grey-headed flying fox drinks from a milk dispenser in a care centre set up at a home in Bomaderry, Australia January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Angie Teo 
HALLOWEEN-DAY/UKRAINE-ZOO
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October 29, 2019 
An Egyptian fruit bat eats a pumpkin during Halloween celebrations at the zoo in Kiev, Ukraine October... 
Kiev, Ukraine 
Halloween celebrations at the zoo in Kiev 
An Egyptian fruit bat eats a pumpkin during Halloween celebrations at the zoo in Kiev, Ukraine October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich 
ISRAEL-BATS/
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May 27, 2019 
An Egyptian fruit-bat pup suckles from its mother during an interview with Reuters at a laboratory in... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
An Egyptian fruit-bat pup suckles from its mother during an interview with Reuters at a laboratory in... 
An Egyptian fruit-bat pup suckles from its mother during an interview with Reuters at a laboratory in the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv, Israel May 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
ISRAEL-BATS/
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May 27, 2019 
Lee Harten, a PhD candidate of Tel Aviv University School of Zoology, holds an Egyptian fruit-bat during... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Lee Harten, a PhD candidate of Tel Aviv University School of Zoology, holds an Egyptian fruit-bat during... 
Lee Harten, a PhD candidate of Tel Aviv University School of Zoology, holds an Egyptian fruit-bat during an interview with Reuters at a laboratory in the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv, Israel May 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen 
ISRAEL-BATS/
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May 27, 2019 
Lee Harten, a PhD candidate of Tel Aviv University School of Zoology, holds an Egyptian fruit-bat during... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Lee Harten, a PhD candidate of Tel Aviv University School of Zoology, holds an Egyptian fruit-bat during... 
Lee Harten, a PhD candidate of Tel Aviv University School of Zoology, holds an Egyptian fruit-bat during an interview with Reuters at a laboratory in the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv, Israel May 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen 
ISRAEL-BATS/
RTX6WQOT 
May 27, 2019 
An Egyptian fruit-bat pup suckles from its mother during an interview with Reuters at a laboratory in... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
An Egyptian fruit-bat pup suckles from its mother during an interview with Reuters at a laboratory in... 
An Egyptian fruit-bat pup suckles from its mother during an interview with Reuters at a laboratory in the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv, Israel May 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen 
ISRAEL-BATS/
RTX6WQOS 
May 27, 2019 
Lee Harten, a PhD candidate of Tel Aviv University School of Zoology, holds an Egyptian fruit-bat during... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Lee Harten, a PhD candidate of Tel Aviv University School of Zoology, holds an Egyptian fruit-bat during... 
Lee Harten, a PhD candidate of Tel Aviv University School of Zoology, holds an Egyptian fruit-bat during an interview with Reuters at a laboratory in the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv, Israel May 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen 
ISRAEL-BATS/
RTX6WQOR 
May 27, 2019 
Egyptian fruit-bats are seen at a laboratory in the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv,... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Egyptian fruit-bats are seen at a laboratory in the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv,... 
Egyptian fruit-bats are seen at a laboratory in the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv, Israel May 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen 
Animals
Animals 
Caring for bats 
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ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
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February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman, Lifschitz, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February 21, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 21, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
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February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman, Lifschitz, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February 21, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 21, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
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February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman, Lifschitz, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February 21, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 21, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
RTX285UV 
February 23, 2016 
An injured Egyptian fruit bat perches next to cages at the home of Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28,... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
An injured Egyptian fruit bat perches next to cages at the home of Israeli woman, Lifschitz, in Tel Aviv... 
An injured Egyptian fruit bat perches next to cages at the home of Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, in Tel Aviv February 22, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 22, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
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February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, treats Egyptian fruit bats at her home in Tel Aviv February 22, 2016.... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman, Lifschitz, treats Egyptian fruit bats at her home in Tel Aviv
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, treats Egyptian fruit bats at her home in Tel Aviv February 22, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 22, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
RTX285U8 
February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, feeds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman, Lifschitz, feeds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, feeds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February 21, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 21, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
RTX285U5 
February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman, Lifschitz, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February 22, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 22, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
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February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman Lifschitz holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February 21, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 21, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
RTX285TY 
February 23, 2016 
An injured Egyptian fruit bat hangs on a teddy bear at the home of Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28,... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
An injured Egyptian fruit bat hangs on a teddy bear at the home of Israeli woman, Lifschitz, in Tel Aviv... 
An injured Egyptian fruit bat hangs on a teddy bear at the home of Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, in Tel Aviv February 21, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 21, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
RTX285TG 
February 23, 2016 
Injured Egyptian fruit bats hang on a teddy bear at the home of Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, in... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Injured Egyptian fruit bats hang on a teddy bear at the home of Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, in... 
Injured Egyptian fruit bats hang on a teddy bear at the home of Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, in Tel Aviv February 21, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 21, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
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February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, treats an Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February 22,... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman, Lifschitz, treats Egyptian fruit bats at her home in Tel Aviv
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, treats an Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February 22, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 22, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
RTX285N0 
February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman Lifschitz holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, holds an injured Egyptian fruit bat at her home in Tel Aviv February 21, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the flying mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 21, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
ISRAEL-ANIMALS/
RTX285MY 
February 23, 2016 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, treats injured Egyptian fruit bats at her home in Tel Aviv February... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Israeli woman Lifschitz treats injured Egyptian fruit bats at her home in Tel Aviv 
Israeli woman, Nora Lifschitz, 28, treats injured Egyptian fruit bats at her home in Tel Aviv February 22, 2016. Lifschitz says that she began caring for injured fruit bats from her home two years ago and now has some 70 of the fyling mammals which she plans to release back into nature once they are healthy. Picture taken February 22, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner 
HEALTH-EBOLA/BATS C
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November 03, 2014 
HEALTH-EBOLA/BATS - Map showing the range of fruit bats in Africa with locations of countries of past... 
Sierra Leone 
HEALTH-EBOLA/BATS C 
HEALTH-EBOLA/BATS - Map showing the range of fruit bats in Africa with locations of countries of past and recent Ebola outbreaks. (SIN09) 
HEALTH-EBOLA/HOSTS C
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September 04, 2014 
HEALTH-EBOLA/HOSTS - Map showing the range of fruit bats, chimps, and gorillas in Africa, all linked... 
Sierra Leone 
HEALTH-EBOLA/HOSTS C 
HEALTH-EBOLA/HOSTS - Map showing the range of fruit bats, chimps, and gorillas in Africa, all linked to spreading the Ebola virus in communities that eat them 
SWITZERLAND/
RTXXY0M 
March 26, 2013 
A Rodrigue fruit bat hangs on a perch in the Masoala Rainforest hall at the zoo in Zurich March 26, 2013.... 
Basel, Switzerland 
A Rodrigue fruit bat hangs on a perch in the Masoala Rainforest hall at the zoo in Zurich 
A Rodrigue fruit bat hangs on a perch in the Masoala Rainforest hall at the zoo in Zurich March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS) 
SWITZERLAND/
RTXXY0J 
March 26, 2013 
A Rodrigue fruit bat hangs on a perch in the Masoala rainforest hall at the zoo in Zurich March 26, 2013.... 
Basel, Switzerland 
A Rodrigue fruit bat hangs on a perch in the Masoala rainforest hall at the zoo in Zurich 
A Rodrigue fruit bat hangs on a perch in the Masoala rainforest hall at the zoo in Zurich March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
AUSTRALIA/
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September 07, 2012 
An animal keeper holds up a flying fox during the National Threatened Species Day in central Sydney September... 
Sydney, Australia 
An animal keeper holds a flying fox during the National Threatened Species Day in central Sydney 
An animal keeper holds up a flying fox during the National Threatened Species Day in central Sydney September 7, 2012. The National Threatened Species Day is an event organised by the Zoo and Aquarium Association to educate local communities about the importance of threatened species and what people can do to help them, according to the organisers. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ANIMALS) 
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
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August 20, 2012 
Volunteers harvest Chardonnay grapes at Ferency family's vineyard near the West Bank Jewish settlement... 
Bat Ayin, Palestinian Territories 
Volunteers harvest grapes at vineyard south of Bethlehem 
Volunteers harvest Chardonnay grapes at Ferency family's vineyard near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Bat Ayin, south of Bethlehem August 20, 2012. Established in 1993, Ferency's winery produces some 6,500 bottles of kosher wine a year using organically grown grapes. REUTERS/Nir Elias (WEST BANK - Tags: FOOD AGRICULTURE) 
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
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August 20, 2012 
Wine-grower Yosef Ferency loads a crate of freshly harvested Chardonnay grapes onto a cart at his family's... 
Bat Ayin, Palestinian Territories 
Wine-grower Yosef Ferency loads a crate of freshly harvested grapes at vineyard south of Bethlehem 
Wine-grower Yosef Ferency loads a crate of freshly harvested Chardonnay grapes onto a cart at his family's vineyard near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Bat Ayin, south of Bethlehem August 20, 2012. Established in 1993, Ferency's winery produces some 6,500 bottles of kosher wine a year using organically grown grapes. REUTERS/Nir Elias (WEST BANK - Tags: FOOD AGRICULTURE) 
AUSTRALIA/
RTXW3XZ 
December 31, 2010 
A fruit bat flies over the Sydney skyline at dusk December 31, 2010. The bats, also known as Flying foxes,... 
Sydney, Australia 
Fruit bat flies over the Sydney skyline at dusk 
A fruit bat flies over the Sydney skyline at dusk December 31, 2010. The bats, also known as Flying foxes, are considered a pest by some and various efforts have been made to move thousands of them from their roost in Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens where officials accuse them of killing historic trees. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ANIMALS CITYSCAPE ENVIRONMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
THAILAND
RTR27OWK 
September 11, 2009 
A grey-headed flying fox, a type of fruit bat, hangs in animal trainer Santisak Dulapitak's house in... 
Bangkok, Thailand 
Grey-headed flying fox hangs in animal trainer Santisak Dulapitak's house in the outskirts of Bangkok... 
A grey-headed flying fox, a type of fruit bat, hangs in animal trainer Santisak Dulapitak's house in the outskirts of Bangkok September 10, 2009. Santisak, 53, has been training his animals to appear in advertisements and movies for more than two decades. The grey-headed flying fox, a type of fruit bat, is one of many animals Santisak trains. Picture taken September 10, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND ANIMALS) 
THAILAND
RTR27OWJ 
September 11, 2009 
Grey-headed flying foxes reside in animal trainer Santisak Dulapitak's house in the outskirts of Bangkok... 
Bangkok, Thailand 
Grey-headed flying foxes reside in animal trainer Santisak Dulapitak's house in the outskirts of Bangkok... 
Grey-headed flying foxes reside in animal trainer Santisak Dulapitak's house in the outskirts of Bangkok September 10, 2009. Santisak, 53, has been training his animals to appear in advertisements and movies for more than two decades. The grey-headed flying fox, a type of fruit bat, is one of many animals Santisak trains. Picture taken September 10, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND ANIMALS) 
PHILIPPINES/
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March 06, 2009 
Fruit bats rest on tree branches within the forested area of Subic Bay in the province of Olongapo, north... 
Manila, Philippines 
Fruit bats rest on tree branches within the forested area of Subic Bay in the province of Olongapo, north... 
Fruit bats rest on tree branches within the forested area of Subic Bay in the province of Olongapo, north of Manila March 6, 2009. Thousands of fruit bats live within the protected forests of the former United States military base and have drawn numerous tourists to the area. REUTERS/John Javellana (PHILIPPINES) 
PHILIPPINES/
RTXCFBA 
March 06, 2009 
Fruit bats are seen as they rest on tree branches within the forested area of Subic Bay in the province... 
Manila, Philippines 
Fruit bats are seen as they rest on tree branches within the forested area of Subic Bay in the province... 
Fruit bats are seen as they rest on tree branches within the forested area of Subic Bay in the province of Olongapo, north of Manila March 6, 2009. Thousands of fruit bats live within the protected forests of the former United States military base and have drawn numerous tourists to the area. REUTERS/John Javellana (PHILIPPINES) 
BATS
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December 15, 2005 
Fruit bats are seen for sale at a food market in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, December 15, 2005. 
Brazzaville, Congo 
Fruit bats are seen for sale at a food market in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, December 15, 2005...... 
Fruit bats are seen for sale at a food market in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, December 15, 2005. 
CONGO
RTXO2FL 
December 15, 2005 
A vendor holds up a fruit bat at a food market in Brazzaville, republic of Congo December 15, 2005. 
Brazzaville, Congo 
A vendor holds up a fruit bat at a food market in Brazzaville, republic of Congo December 15, 2005...... 
A vendor holds up a fruit bat at a food market in Brazzaville, republic of Congo December 15, 2005. 
CONGO
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December 15, 2005 
A vendor holds up a fruit bat at a food market in Brazzavile, republic of Congo December 15, 2005. REUTERS/Jiro... 
Brazzavile, multiple countries 
A vendor holds up a fruit bat at a food market in Brazzavile 
A vendor holds up a fruit bat at a food market in Brazzavile, republic of Congo December 15, 2005. REUTERS/Jiro Ose 
CONGO
RTR1B3T1 
December 15, 2005 
Fruit bats are seen for sale at a food market in Brazzavile, Republic of Congo, December 15, 2005. REUTERS/Jiro... 
Brazzavile, multiple countries 
Fruit bats are seen for sale at a food market in Brazzavile 
Fruit bats are seen for sale at a food market in Brazzavile, Republic of Congo, December 15, 2005. REUTERS/Jiro Ose 
THAILAND
RTXJGTV 
January 26, 2000 
A monkey chews on fruit as thousands of bats fly overhead past a temple in a daily phenomenon on the... 
Bangkok, Thailand - Kingdom of 
A monkey chews on fruit as thousands of bats fly overhead past a temple in a daily phenomenon on the..... 
A monkey chews on fruit as thousands of bats fly overhead past a temple in a daily phenomenon on the outskirts of Ratchaburi late January 25. Every day at sunset a cave full of bats fly out of their natural shelter in a spectacle which attracts busloads of tourists to the remote temple that is closer to the border with Myanmar than the capital Bangkok. 
THAILAND
RTRNC0 
January 26, 2000 
A monkey chews on fruit as thousands of bats fly overhead past a temple in a daily phenomenon on the... 
Bangkok, Thailand - Kingdom of 
A MONKEY EATS AS THOUSANDS OF BATS LEAVE A CAVE IN RATCHABURI. 
A monkey chews on fruit as thousands of bats fly overhead past a temple in a daily phenomenon on the outskirts of Ratchaburi late January 25. Every day at sunset a cave full of bats fly out of their natural shelter in a spectacle which attracts busloads of tourists to the remote temple that is closer to the border with Myanmar than the capital Bangkok.

JIR/PB 
AUSTRALIA
RTRR6EB 
September 23, 1999 
"Gollum", a grey headed flying fox, pokes his tongue out as he hangs from the arm of a handler at the... 
Sydney, Australia 
FLYING FOX STICKS TONGUE OUT AT AUSTRALIAN MUESEUM. 
"Gollum", a grey headed flying fox, pokes his tongue out as he hangs from the arm of a handler at the launch of a major exhibition at the Australian Museum in Sydney September 23. The exhibition will explore the facts and fiction surrounding these furry features who make up a quarter of all living mammals. There are 966 species of bat in the world with 90 of these found in Australia with the oldest known bat fossil being about 60 million years old.

MBD/CC 
BATS
RTXHBBX 
August 28, 1997 
A newborn, short-tailed fruit bat is hand-fed by Ruth Barroso at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay animal nursery.... 
Tampa, USA 
A newborn, short-tailed fruit bat is hand-fed by Ruth Barroso at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay animal nurs..... 
A newborn, short-tailed fruit bat is hand-fed by Ruth Barroso at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay animal nursery. The male bat, measuring 2 1/2 inches and weighing 1/4 oz., drinks milk and blended fruit eight times per day. The bat will live in the nursery for the next three months before joining his mother inside a cave habitat at the African-themed park. Picture taken August 22. 
CAMBODIA
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January 22, 1997 
Restaurant manager Ra Sy shows off a large fruit bat, part of the menu at her small road side eatery... 
Restaurant manager Ra Sy shows off a large fruit bat, part of the menu at her small road side eatery..... 
Restaurant manager Ra Sy shows off a large fruit bat, part of the menu at her small road side eatery on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. Affluent Cambodians eat exotic fare such as bat, spider, cricket and ant as a delicacy, but many rural folk must forage for rodents, reptiles, bugs and birds to supplement their diet. Picture taken 21JAN97. 
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