A Human Sized Bat Sets Internet On Fire
- It seems like a myth , but it is to some extent a reality that a human sized bat is captured 2 days ago in camera and sets the whole social media on fire.
A photo of a bizarre-looking human-sized bat has caught people’s attention on social media over the past few days. The original photo of the bat hanging upside down from the outer side of a house reportedly went viral a few years ago. However, as per research done on recent Google trends, netizens have developed an interest in the bat yet again.
Reality of the bat
According to the caption of the original post, this bat is called the giant golden-crowned flying fox, or the golden-capped fruit bat. They have a wingspan of up to 5.58 feet. It was also clarified in the post for everyone’s reassurance that despite the hulking size, these bats primarily consume fruits.
A picture of these magnificent creatures was posted to Twitter by user @AlexJoestar622, who captioned the image, “Remember when I told y’all about the Philippines having human-sized bats? Yeah, this was what I was talking about.”
One Twitter user noted that the creature is indeed real.
“Heya, from the Philippines here. I can confirm this, they have a huuuuuge wingspan but the bodies are not really that big, more or less like the same body as a medium (bit smaller) sized dog,” they commented.
Others took comfort in the fact that the creatures are herbivores. Still, some found them frightening.
“That’s horrifying,” said one commenter. “If I saw one in real life I would give it all the money in my wallet and then pass away. Secondly, why is it taller than me?”