As the sun rises above the horizon, Grey-headed flying foxes slowly return to their respective trees in search of the perfect branch to sleep for the day. Although they are relatively mammals, branches tend to get overcrowded quickly, which leads to the Flying-foxes trying to find the perfect quiet spot throughout the day.
The photo was taken during a yearly Australian wildlife phenomenon where fruit bats gather in a large colony known as "summer camps." Here, these bats breed, fight each other, feed and raise their young.[the_ad id="61677"]