Grey-headed flying fox

PTEROPUS POLICEPHALUS

GENERAL STATEMENT (INTRODUCTION)

Grey headed flying foxes are mammals. Some people call them fruit bats.
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Appearence

They have a grey head, big pointy ears. Grey headed flying foxes have a dog pointed face,brown reddish neck. Their fur reaches all the way down to their ankles and they don't

have a tail.

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Behaviour/Movement

They might fly over 40km to get good food.
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Diet

They eat fruit and plants. They are herbivores
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Habitat

Grey Headed flying foxes live in rainforest ,mangroves, paperbark swamps/wet and dry forests. There are lots of flying foxes in Cabramatta. In the past few years there has been

30,000 flying foxes.

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Intersting facts

Fruit bats meet between March and April each year and most of the young are born around

October. Flying foxes can carry Lyssa virus which is harmful to people

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Bibliography

Native animals of Fairfield City

www.wildlife.org.au

www.wikipedia.au