Batty Tree #ThursdayTreeLove


Mumbai’s zoo is not the best zoos in the world, but it does have a marvellous collection of trees. Last year, the zoo acquired some Penguins and after a brief visit to the penguins, Wow Dinga wanted to play on the equipment.

While waiting , we happened to look up and spied a tree full of bats .

Who do you think was more astonished ? Us, looking at the bats or the bats who were staring down at us ?

Image of Bellybytes

Linking this up with Parul’s #ThursdayTreeLove-37


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18 Responses

  1. Shilpa Garg says:

    A Batty Tree! An amazing sight. I think, the bats wouldn’t have noticed you guys, for they are nocturnal animals and sleep during the day! 🙂

  2. Wow, that was batty indeed. As a kid, I used to love going to the zoo and look at all those animals (in Delhi, never been to the Mumbai one), but as I became older, I realized how pitiful and cruel the conditions are for the poor animals, so I stopped going.

  3. Jacqui says:

    The bats are a bit frightening. The trees though–amazing.

  4. Alana says:

    I would have been astonished-and scared. My son was bitten by a bat several years ago and had to have rabies shots. It was an ordeal for him. They are part of our environment but…
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  5. Archana says:

    “Bats who were staring down at us!!” That must have been creepy. Several trees that were home to Bats were cut down in Pune and I do feel sad for them.. I wonder where they must have gone now…

    That’s a Baobab isn’t it? I visited Rani Chi Bag in Mumbai when I was a child and have faint memories .. I have to plan a mumbai visit just to see the trees in this garden…
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  6. I remember having seen the eucalyptus trees, housing the colonies of bats near Mryutyunjayeshwar Temple, Kothrud Pune. Come evening and you would see them venturing out in intimidating numbers!
    I used to get more than astonished on sighting them!

  7. Parul Thakur says:

    That is so fascinating. Must have been some sight. Thanks for sharing. Never seen such a tree.
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  8. Parul Thakur says:

    Oh! where did my comment go?

  9. G Angela says:

    Wow ! what a beautiful sight of the bats on the tree… never seen anything like this in my life, am also afraid of bats and I wonder how you could click this pic….
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