Kids Page One two three - Batty Batty Bat!

Photocopy the Spectacled Flying Fox below. You can copy it as many times as you would like individuals in your colony. Colour them all in and cut around each one. Using string or fishing line hang them from the right size stick to make a mobile bat colony. Just like in real life! Your colony can move camps if needed to be closer to an available food resource.

Spectacled Flying Fox

Try and find out more about Native Australian flying foxes.

Why is the Spectacled Flying fox unique?

How many other species are there in Australia?

What do they do for the forests and animals where they live?

What do they help to provide to us?

Go to and find out about Tolga Bat Hospital as well as access links to other bat sites.

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