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Annie the Black Flying Fox


Marty’s photo of the day #1703: This is Annie—a black flying fox that I photographed in Queensland, Australia. Annie lives at a research facility, because she spent her early years as someone’s pet and never learned how to fly. Annie, now sixteen-years-old, is used in a breeding program. Once her pups are old enough, researchers teach the youngsters how to fly and release them into the wild. Isn’t Annie cuuuuuute?

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