large flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus)
"Kalong, Pteropus celaeno Herm. 1/5 natürlicher Größe." Translation (partly): "Large flying fox, Pteropus vampyrus Herm. 1/5 natural size." Size: 5.2 x 5.1 in² (13.3 x 12.9 cm²)
Date 1927 book
Source Brehms Tierleben, Small Edition 1927
Author Gustav Mützel (1839–1893)
The large flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus), also known as the greater flying fox, Malayan flying fox, Malaysian flying fox, large fruit bat, kalang or kalong, is a southeast Asian species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. The large flying fox ranges from Malay Peninsula, to the Philippines in the east and Indonesian Archipelago of Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Timor in the south.