Flying Foxes in Captivity (Fruit Bats)
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According to Wikipedia, ". . . all species of flying foxes only feed on nectar, blossom, pollen, and fruit [so they live in the tropics]. They do not possess echolocation, a feature which helps the other . . . bats, the Microbats, locate and catch prey such as insects in mid-air. Instead, smell and eyesight are very well-developed in flying foxes."
According to Bat Conservation International, "White-nose Syndrome has devastated bat populations across the eastern United States during the past four years, causing “the most precipitous wildlife decline in the past century in North America,” according to biologists.