Ruwenzori Long-Haired Fruit Bat
Rousettus lanosus


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

Diet in the wild

Fruits and nectar

Diet at the Zoo


Fascinating Facts

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