Indian Flying Fox

Pteropus giganteus

Hanging around

During the day, these nocturnal animals sleep upside down in trees. When darkness falls, they swarm out into the night. The Indian flying fox is one of the largest bats in the world and has a wingspan of more than one metre.


  • Habitat

    Southern Asia: Tropical and subtropical rainforests

  • Diet


  • Size

    23 cm

  • Weight

    up to 1,5 kg

  • Gestation period

    140 to 150 days

  • Achievable age

    up to 30 years

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Today, 27. May
9:00 - 18:30
Last admission: 17:00
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