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Flying Foxes

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Flying Foxes in the City of Cairns...😳

I never knew that a colony of fruit bats would reside in the mist of a city. My son was very... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2019
sabrinak136
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Amazing Flying Foxes!

I happened upon these amazing creatures on a walk to the Cairns library. I heard their symphony and... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2019
Tonarinojim
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Boise, Idaho
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Jun 21, 2019
“Flying Foxes in the City of Cairns...”
Mar 29, 2019
“Amazing Flying Foxes!”
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151 Abbott Street | Corner of Aplin Street, next to Cairns Library, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

I never knew that a colony of fruit bats would reside in the mist of a city. My son was very fascinated by the Flying Foxes (bats) however, I found them to be somewhat eerie. If you have children this is a great teachable moment....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sabrinak136
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

I happened upon these amazing creatures on a walk to the Cairns library. I heard their symphony and though “well that’s a lot of birds” but saw a sign board (“Always read the plaque!” ~Roman Mars). Flying Foxes! They were so cute up in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

There are hundreds of large bats or flying foxes that spend the day sleeping in the trees in the centre of Cairns near the Library. During our four days in the town we sat on our hotel balcony from 1600 until sundown watching them fly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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