251. Fruit Bat

KONANKUAMEKRO, COTE D'IVOIRE, 2012. A real treat--fruit bat, the wild vector that spreads Ebola virus. It tastes a lot like sticks of wood covered in leather, but to the villagers it's a real treat and an honor to be serving to guests.

Want this picture in high-resolution? Click below to donate $5 per photo. Write picture number(s) and your email in the PayPal comments field. Tom will email you the originals once PayPal has notified him.