Thursday, November 06, 2008

It's Inflatable Man, another type of puppet acting as a scarecrow to move flying foxes away from vulnerable and significant trees in the Royal Botanical Gardens. Flying foxes were seen and heard high above us.
Zoom in. Fruit bats or flying foxes hang upside down, genus Pteropus belonging to the Megachiroptera sub order. A fox that flies! More fascinating links are on Wikipedia

Indonesian batik

No comments: