Subject: Foxes
From: Graham Turner <>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 13:18:25 +1000
Giday Michael, Giday all,
The question of

> Perhaps other subscribers will be aware of birds which take
> Christmas Beetles - I am not

was asked and has been answered by some already. One predator of these
beetle that is not obvious are the large insectivorous bats. One species
in particular, the Greater Broad-nosed Bat (Scoteanax rueppellii) is
well known for liking large beetles, I'm sure that other bat species do

O.K. so it's not a bird, but hey, they fly, so they're close enough for

Graham Turner,
Lower Blue Mtns

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