Re: fruitbats (wasRe: Butterflies)
|From:||Carsten Becker <naranoieati@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 11, 2005, 14:34|
On Wed, 09 Nov 2005, 22:21 CET, Roger Mills wrote:
> Rodlox wrote:
>> they're also known as Flying Foxes (though they aren't
>> related to
>> foxes...aside from both being mammals)
> Right-- they are quite large, at least like a very big
> housecat with wings;
> they have a very dog-like (well, fox-like) face, with a
> longish snout, dark
> brownish fur.....at least the ones I saw in Indonesia.
> They seem very
> social, hang around in treetops, and make a dreadful
> racket. The ones I saw
> were in the daytime and seemed quite active, but I don't
> know whether
> they're also nocturnal, like real bats.
I guess that's the critters called "Flughunde" ("flying
dogs") in German.
"Miranayam cepauarà naranoaris."
(Calvin nay Hobbes)