Asian Bat Skeleton in a Frame - Non-Cites Listed Species
Species Name: Cynopterus brachyotis Non Cites Listed Species Common Name: Short-nosed fruit bat Origin: Indonesia Size: 7" diam. Wooden Base x 7" Acrylic Domes Made in Australia This is a real skeleton of a Short-nosed fruit bat. Just like birds, bat skeletons have light and reduced number of bones compared to the land vertebrate, which allows them to be powerful flyers. Once they find their landing spot they will use their shorter curved thumb to climb or walk on the ground. Have you ever wondered why do bats roost upside down? One of the main reasons is to put them in an ideal position for takeoff. Unlike birds, bats can't launch themselves into the air from the ground.