Fruit bats, flying foxes (Pteropus) - genus of bats flying foxes family. Feed juice and pulp of fruits and flowers. Live in South and South-East Asia, New Guinea, Oceania, Australia and Madagascar. Large quantities, up to 40 cm wingspan of up to 1, 5 m (Javanese Calonge), a small tail. The muzzle is pointed, small ears, a whole head resembles a dog or fox. About 58 species.