Zoological name: The zoological name is Pteropus giganteus
Distribution: The Indian fruit bat, the largest Indian bat is distributed throughout India.
Habitat: The habitats include forests, cultivated plantations etc.
Physical features: They are distinguished in having dog like faces, large and bright eyes, long snouts and pointed ears. The head is reddish brown and the snout and wings are black. The second digit is armed with claw in most species. The body weight is recorded up to 1.5 kg.