Bats For Sale . Pet Bats. ... Although some species of bats feed on fruit, which is easy to purchase and store in the average household. Other responsibilities that come with owning a bat, or in fact any exotic animal is that they can be known to carry disease. Bats are known for carrying both rabies and SARS.
This is an animal rarely offered for sale…..a 2 1/2 year old, captive bred, female, giant straw colored fruit bat. We acquired two of these magnificent bats last year (they are sisters) and really only needed one. This one (Stella) is extremely friendly. It appears that Mark Rosenthal of Animal Magic does not practice what he preaches. And ...
Our Bats Ozzy is our male Jamaican Leaf-Nosed Fruit Bat. Yes, the name comes from the singer and yes I know he bit the head off of a bat but he is what comes to mind when I think about names for the bat. Ozzy loves his food and will even take food out of my hand.
Fruit Bat. Fruit Bat into the category of the Megabat and sometimes they are called the Flying Fox in some locations. There are many differences in their size from one location to the next. Due to that variation these bats are often mistaken for many different types rather than being identified as the same.
Also, the answers saying most bats carry rabies are incorrect. Only about 1% of wild bats carry the rabies virus, and it is even less common in fruit bats. Yes, bats are very susceptible to the rabies virus, but this shouldn't be an issue if you buy a captive bred fruit bat.
Bats kept as pets rarely survive more than one year. A total waste of life as well as the $800 to $2,500 you spent on having a cool “pet.” Additionally, bats are protected by law at many levels. Regulations govern the taking of bats from the wild, and the transfer of bats is carefully regulated by the state and federal governments.
Flying Fox Bat. Flying Fox Bat is a rare species, and one that features very long wings. In fact, they are so long that it is often seen with them wrapped around the body like a cloak. The wings can end up being up to five feet wide when fully displayed. They weigh about 2 ½ pounds.
Egyptian Fruit Bat. Egyptian Fruit Bat is a smaller type of bat with a length of about six inches. However, they have a large wing span of about two feet. They also have a weight of less than half a pound. The males are larger and they have a very prominent scrotal sack that is used to tell them from the females.
Fruit bats are a distinct species of Megabats. They are distinguishable from Microbats. While Microbats are insect eaters that can consume half their body weight in insects in a single night (that's just 12 hours!), fruit bats (also known as Flying Foxes) are native fruit and blossom feeders.These bats are key pollinators in the entire biological life cycle!
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