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, December 13, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free for zoo members and with paid zoo admission


Throughout the zoo, a variety of animals will receive holiday gifts.  Some will enjoy playing with and tearing apart boxes.  Others will appreciate treats hidden inside the packages.  Zoo visitors will enjoy watching the animals as they open their gifts.

Presenting the animals with unusual items is part of the zoo's enrichment program, designed to encourage the animals to use their natural behaviors found in the wild and enhance overall well-being.

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(Schedule subject to change)