Pollination - Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation

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A Wahlberg's epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus wahlbergi) pollinating a Baobab flower (Adansonia digitata) in Kenya. The baobab is of extraordinary importance to the survival of a wide variety of east African plants and animals. And its fruits sell for a billion dollars annually as a rich source of vitamins. It's flowers open at night and are highly dependent on bats for pollination.

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