Aussies call the bats we know in Canada “micro bats”, I can tell why… they have flying foxes. They’re SO big, I thought it was a crow at first. You could hear their wings swooshing as they flew by. Also known as fruit bats.
One morning at breakfast, my roomates and I saw them in the trees and they started to fight and punch each other while hanging upside down. Fighting over the best spot I guess. I don’t understand why they would hang in the sun and then fan themselves with their wings. Why not pick some shade??
For my Aussie friends, this is what bats look like in Canada (about 7cm long), literally a mouse with wings: