Fodor's Expert Review Flying Fox Sanctuary

Nuku'alofa Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

At the western end of Tongatapu this sanctuary is home to thousands of the large, black-winged bats commonly called flying foxes. During the day the bats sleep hanging upside down in the trees, but at dusk they are on the wing, hunting out fruit across the island. The bats’ smell is strong, but when they fly they are beautiful—and a little spooky.

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Kolovai, Tongatapu  Tonga Islands

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