A Short-nosed Fruit Bat (Cynopterus brachyotis) flies off with a ripe fig (Ficus fistulosa) it has selected. Rather than eating on the spot, the bat will carry the fig off to a favorite perch where it can dine in safety, thus helping to spread the tree's seeds. Sarawak, Malaysia.
- © Chien C. Lee
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