Thursday, October 28, 2010

Happy Halloween!

Here in Nuku'alofa and all over Tonga, we've seen these wild creatures flying amidst the trees. During the day, they roost upside down dangling from branches.



At dusk, they're busy flying around, eating fruit and insects, especially mangos.



They have furry heads, a pointed nose just like a fox, but long wings and a red tongue.





They'll be out tonight ..... celebrating Halloween. Look up in the sky, you just might see one!

2 comments:

Jim and Heather on Meerkat said...

Eek.

Maureen said...

the fruitbats are all over Sydney, tons of them. When will you be in Australia?

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