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Flying-foxes are the largest flying mammals in the world, acting as long-range seed dispersers and pollinators for a large number of native trees.

As gaps between forested areas become wider, flying-foxes are being found in backyards and orchards, and even establishing new roost sites in urban areas. This can bring flying-foxes into conflict with people.

About flying-foxes

Importance of flying-foxes

Living near flying-foxes

Flying-fox viruses

Questions and answers

Flying-fox locations

Urban flying-fox management areas

Flying-fox roost locations and monitoring

Managing impacts of flying-foxes

Netting fruit trees

Flying-fox roost management

Damage mitigation permits for crop protection

Last updated
25 August 2016