General Description

Body fur red-brown with golden-orange around the neck. Wings dark brown. Wingspan up to 90 cm, body up to 20 cm.


Little Red Flying-foxes roost suspended in trees near streams during the day and emerge at night to feed on nectar and fruit. In dry environments they cool-off by skimming along the water and then licking their wet fur.


Coastal and subcoastal regions of mainland Australia excluding south coast.


Forests and woodlands, mainly in coastal and subcoastal regions.

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