Did you know that bats can nurse their babies while flying?
Some information about Fruit bats!
Fruit bat is the only bat species in Cyprus that does not hibernate, and the only bat of the 16 species in the island that feeds on fruit, the rest are insectivorous.
It was considered an agricultural pest and until the 1990s, campaigns to control it were carried out which led the species near extinction!
Nowadays, the Fruit Bat is strictly protected by national legislation as well as by European Directives and Conventions