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Ruwenzori Long-Haired Fruit Bat
Rousettus lanosus

Habitat

The Ruwenzori long-haired fruit bat lives in subtropical and tropical montane forests.

Diet in the wild

Fruits and nectar

Diet at the Zoo

Fruits

Fascinating Facts

  • Also known as the long-haired rousette bat
  • Use echolocation which is unusual for fruit bats
  • Live in large colonies in caves

  • Visitors in 2017
    Visitors in 2017

    240,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2017
    CAMPERS IN 2017

    3000

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400