Egyptian Fruit Bat

Egyptian Fruit Bat

Fruit bats are in the “megabat” family. Unlike most megabats, the Egyptian fruit bats uses echo-location for navigating in darkness. They produce sounds with their tongues that resemble a series of clicks to the human ear.

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Saturday, August 22 | 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Free with paid admission or zoo membership

Celebrate Asian culture and honor the zoo’s magnificent Asian elephants. Enjoy elephant demonstrations, cultural performances, games and activity stations for all ages. 

Presented in partnership with the Syracuse University South Asia Center and the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University.

Event Schedule

(Schedule subject to change)

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Asian Elephant Extravaganza is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

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