Ok so this one has got me stumped... We had a bit of a mini-cyclone at the farm on Wednesday just as Yasi was lashing the Queensland coastline and along with two and a half inches of rain this poor little fruit bat was blown in...
I have never seen a fruit bat in our area, I generally figured it was too cold and too dry... but with the humidity that follows all the rain and this crazy season we're having, he's ended up in the Highlands.
Currently he (or she) is living in my apple tree all on his own. Does anyone have any tips on what I should do? Will he find his way back to his mates? Does he need anything special? It's not particularly shady in the tree and yesterday he was poaching out there...
Any ideas will be greatly appreciated!
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