Bats Qld (Flying Foxes & Microbats) Inc. is doing God's work. The volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization rescues, rehabilitates, and releases Flying Foxes and Microbats across South East Queensland (Gold Coast to Brisbane area), Australia. It also educates the young and old on the importance of Flying Foxes in our ecosystem along with dispelling the myths that have always surrounded these amazing mammals.

And that's not all they do. Luckily for the Internet, Bats Qld share photos and videos of their 'patients' to show just how adorable they really are. From napping to feeding, continue scrolling to check out the daily life of these little critters that look like cute sky puppies.

More info: batsqld.org.au | Facebook | Instagram

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Noez 🇸🇪
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2 months ago

Aaawwe little baby 😍😍😍

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Bats aren't just pretty; they are important to our ecosystems. "Bats have meaningful roles in pollination and seed dispersal," a spokesperson for Bats Qld told Bored Panda. "For example, the eucalyptus forest that the koalas rely on are pollinated by the flying foxes." Also, these night flyers contribute to controlling insect populations.

Sadly, we often seem to forget these good deeds. "Humans are a threat to bats. Barbed wire, fruit netting, domestic pets and car strikes are the most common reason they need help. The bigger picture would also include deforestation and habitat loss."

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Andres Tejeda
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2 months ago

Its so cute. Its like well hello there I am just your friendly neighborhood baby fruit bat.

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The negative myths surrounding these creatures don't do them any good too. For instance, we often hear that bats are dirty, but Bats Qld immediately reject this notion: "Nope, bats are very clean animals and clean themselves all the time."

Another misconception is that bats swoop people. "Nope again. Bats cannot fly like a bird, but instead must drop before they can fly up, much like a paraglider. This is often mistaken for swooping."

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Anna Versace
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2 months ago

My dog gives me the same looks when he wants something :)

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You can also hear people say that bats have lots of diseases. "False, bats in Australia only carry one disease that poses a risk to people directly from the animal which is Australian Bat Lyssa Virus. This is found in less than 0.01% of the bat population." Besides, there also is a fully effective post-exposure vaccine.

Interestingly, flying foxes have similar eyesight to ours, and although microbats don't have the best vision, they can see as well.

The bottom line is that bats are doing their part in keeping the environment in check, and they deserve respect for their contribution.

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Kristi S.
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2 months ago

Blep :)

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me
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2 months ago

See, I never thought about how crazy a bat's tongue can be. Honestly, I have never even thought about a bat's tongue before.

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Anna Versace
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2 months ago

omg look at his / her face!!! so cute!

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togcrewsc
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2 months ago

dat tinnnny tounge!!! :3

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Michael Violette
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2 months ago

Bat burrito

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Lois Arrowood
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2 months ago

Is this feeding time?

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Lois Arrowood
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2 months ago

Awww

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Rissie
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2 months ago

Well howdy there, come here often?

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Lois Arrowood
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2 months ago

Wow he/she is so small. How big does it get?

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Lois Arrowood
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2 months ago

Pacifier

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Chad Freeman
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2 months ago

"Nuu! Dis my towel! No take!"

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Anna Versace
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2 months ago

awwww! LOVE

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Lois Arrowood
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2 months ago

Yawn?

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Queen_Fisher
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2 months ago

AWWWWWWWWWW DA WIDDLE BABY

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MsM
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2 months ago

Lil' bear cub bat :)

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I ❤️ 🍫
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2 months ago

My fav

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Elaine Mattingly
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2 months ago

No I'm not hyper. Just easily excited.

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Katie and Jared Coates
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2 months ago

Wow!

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Aunt Zene
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2 months ago

hellllooooo beautiful!

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Kara Amundson
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2 months ago

no i'm not selfish and no these aren't horns, they're my EARS!

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Elina Kuusisto
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2 months ago

Miwk mouf

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Lois Arrowood
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2 months ago

Buddies

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Kat Rogers
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2 months ago

HOOOW CUUUTE AM I?!?!

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Aunt Zene
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2 months ago

OMG how is this one not first!!! SO SWEET!

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Lois Arrowood
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2 months ago

Twin babies.

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Lois Arrowood
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2 months ago

Is that food or a toy?

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togcrewsc
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2 months ago

now this one is kinda funny... I can relate

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MsM
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2 months ago

Baturrito!

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Catherine Brady
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2 months ago

Love the facial colors.

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Shelby McClain
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2 months ago

Look at that smile!

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Rissie
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2 months ago

I love all those different faces!

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Aunt Zene
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2 months ago

but it's not time to get up yet!

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desert29rat
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2 months ago

Sleepy baby.

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Kat Rogers
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2 months ago

A FAVE COLOR COMBO~ LOOKS EVEN MORE BEAUTIFUL WITH A LIL BLACK BAT ROLLED UP IN IT!

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R L
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2 months ago

Looks grouchy, like me in the morning.

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David Butler
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2 months ago

Isn't this one a microbat?

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desert29rat
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2 months ago

I love bats.

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