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Dec 19, 2011 8:34 PM CST
Sherry and Sharon, glad you both enjoyed it.

Larry, you would have really liked the gardens. Flying Foxes (Fruit Bats) are fascinating creatures. Unlike bats that get around by echo-location (radar), Flying Foxes use eyesight. But they are really smelly, you notice the roosting colonies from a long way. Their colonies can number up into the millions of individuals. Here's a photo of the airforce using a chopper to scare a colony away from the base.
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