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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
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
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