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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:13 am    Post subject: Great Photo Reply with quote

An Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle out fox hunting in Victoria, a southern State.

A very lucky picture.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:41 am    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

a very unlucky fox. great image!

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:49 am    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

whole new meaning to a flying fox!!!!!!

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

It would be nasty when the foxes get airborn...
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

Foxes do get airborne down here, that photo proves it Razz

OTOH seriously, we do have flying foxes here, lucky their diet is mostly fruits.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:52 am    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

Definitely a lucky shot for the photographer. Pretty crummy luck for the fox.
Nice pic. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:31 pm    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

for the non-antipodeans, an Australian Flying Fox a.k.a. fruit bat (one of the world's largest bats) and very common in places (can be pests - but generally protected). I get them feeding in my backyard trees. Drives my dogs nuts, but nice to see around.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 8:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

Thousands of the damn things here in Brisbane mate. Do not touch them or play with them in any way...the carry the deadly Lysavirus.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

That's a nasty one too! over a two year time period between infection and the onset of symptoms. If you get scratched or bitten you should opt for the antivirus treatment immediately.

The form of that virus group that we have in the states is just rabies and the symptoms are usually apparent in under 90 days - compared to your 27 months?!!!

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:40 pm    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

That fox-bat thing is an abomination!

If I saw something like that flying around here, it wouldn't be for long!

YUK!
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

You don't just see one fruit bat, colonies usually have thousands and they all take off at sunset and return in the morning and make a hell of a noise and stink during the day.

Hendra virus is another nasty linked to them
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:57 am    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

I think Stovey is right on this one.
And when you cannot hit them during flight, there's always the possibility to try when they hang immobile during the day... in the last case be careful not to give too much lead... once your mind thinks like a shotgun, it supposes all things are moving...

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:34 am    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

I'm till gettin' the creeps! Might just blast my monitor! *CHACK-CHACK-BOOOM!*
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

I like the looks of the flying fox. It's a vegetarian so it must be edible...

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:29 am    Post subject: Re: Great Photo Reply with quote

I am not sure I would refer to any creature created by God as an abomination, but I can understand how strange they may seem to us Americans. I wonder what the first folks who saw a rhinoceros, giraffe, or in our case an armadillo thought?

Many people eat these critters, saw some in the markets when I was in the Philippines, some fresh and some roasted on the fire. Wish now I had tried it, too late now and I suspect getting back to that part of the world is a little out of my reach today.

Still, I suspect Vince's recommendation is prudent, and were I hunting them for a roasted bat snack I would have some serious gloves with me. I wonder what the recommended marinade or sauce for roasted bat snacks is?

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