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Isolation of genetically diverse Marburg viruses from Egyptian fruit bats.
For one thing, Meliandou is not located near fruit bat roosting sites where the child might have come in contact with an infected animal or tainted fruit, and there is no evidence that the family ate fruit bats.
But there are no fruit bat colonies near Meliandou, the study said.
Earlier this month rumours began to circulate on social media that fruit bats, acknowledged by the WHO as being the "natural host of the Ebola virus", were being sold in Isa Town traditional market.
Fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family are considered to be the natural host of the Ebola virus.
In Seychelles, fruit bat curry is a foodie's delight.
BAT LOVERS invited to join a special bat-watching event to celebrate European Bat Night this Friday will be lucky if they encounter Cyprus' only species of fruit bat.
Ulanovsky chose to study the Egyptian fruit bat, a very common bat species in Israel.
At Bristol Zoo Gardens the arrival of three meerkat litters, a baby ring-tailed lemur, two fruit bats, a critically endangered golden lion tamarin and a Brazilian tapir are just some of the new additions that will be included in this year's count.
There's rare elephants, rhinos, civets and fruit bats - 361 animal and plant species have been discovered since 1996.
Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre World of Food: Brains, Bugs & Blood Sausage comes from an author who has consumed smoked puffin, giant fruit bats, worm cheese, and more, and provides a lively survey of the cultural and social situations around the world which have lent to his surprising eating habits.
Passed from fruit bats (flying foxes) to horses and highly fatal to humans, a second case of Hendra was confirmed on a New South Wales farm where one animal has already died and nine people were exposed to the virus.