Common in tropical and sub-tropical forests across the
tropical north and east of Australia’s coastline. Forms large permanent camps
for daytime roosting. Eats mostly nectar and fruits including citrus and
mangoes. Camps formed in mangroves, paperbark forests and rainforest. May
travel up to 50km in a night in search of food.
A field Guide to the Mammals of Australia by Menkhorst & Knight
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