Talk:Lesser short-nosed fruit bat

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<economic importance> paragraph says strange things. The tequila fruit? What? And does it live in Asia? Hm.


Ah, that's a glitch: it should be the Agave tequilana, the plant from which tequila is made. DS (talk) 17:24, 21 November 2009 (UTC)

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Lesser short-nosed fruit bat
A newborn lesser short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus brachyotis) clinging upon a human finger. A species of megabat within the family Pteropodidae, it is a small bat that lives in South and Southeast Asia. Adults weigh between 21 and 32 grams (0.74 and 1.13 oz).Photo: Anton Croos

Southeast Asia and Borneo[edit]

From the lede, "It is a small bat that lives in South and Southeast Asia and Indonesia (Borneo)." Is there a definition of Southeast Asia that doesn't already include Borneo? (talk) 07:15, 30 October 2013 (UTC)


If it's a megabat, why is it so tiny? Looks like a microbat to me. Sca (talk) 20:52, 30 October 2013 (UTC)