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Raising an orphaned baby flying fox

All flying fox babies in the Sydney based colonies are born around October each year and in the inner west, electrocution of the mothers is a common fate. Every year, dedicated carers take on the demanding task of raising the rescued orphan flying foxes. Here Vanessa Barratt, wildlife carer with Sydney Wildlife discusses baby Thomas, a six week old grey headed flying fox, orphaned when his mother was electrocuted on power lines.
Totally smitten - by a flying fox

Marjorie Beck and Janet Hutchinson from the Ku-ring-gai Bat Conservation Society (KBCS) recall with their friends some of their experiences with flying foxes over the years.
Hanging in there - rehabilitating injured flying foxes

Mandi Griffith gives a tour of an aviary used to rehabilitate flying foxes.

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