Blind Bella

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by Steven Saphore

Bella, a black flying-fox blinded by a car accident hangs from an aviary in Trish Wimberley's Australian Bat Clinic. Even though she will never fly again, she is not euthanised because she is a great surrogate mother, taking on 2-3 orphaned flying-fox babies every year.

Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

 

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