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Lesser Short-nosed Fruit Bat
Photographer: Sebastian Kennerknecht
Location: Tawau Hills Park, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Though my primary goal was to photograph the wild cats of Borneo, this sleepy Lesser Short-nosed Fruit Bat (Cynopterus brachyotis) caught my attention. Its geometric wings were incredibly striking against the background of banana leaves amongst which it was roosting in Tawau Hills Park, Malaysian Borneo. Bats are so often portrayed as scary, so I was quite excited to capture a softer side of this harmless and important pollinator of the tropical rainforest
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Camera Information: Canon 1D Mark IV, 70-200mm f/2.8, Tripod
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