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Love and Passionbats by donnaquinn Love and Passionbats by donnaquinn
Just in time for Valentine's Day - passionfruit bats in love!

Passionfruit bats are extremely romantic creatures. Their courtship rituals overflow with chivalrous gentleman bats wooing swooning ladies with offerings of such delicacies as chocolate-dipped fruit flies. But oh no! The bat pictured here is down to his last fruit fly... what other amorous gestures might he have in his repertoire?

While passionfruit bats are intensely passionate, the most romantic of all fruit bats was “Casabanova”. The famous casaba melon bat was said to be overwhelmingly sweet but, in fact, the tales of his many exploits are too juicy to recount here.

Acrylic, centre panel 46.5 x 25.5 cm, side panels 46.5 x 5 cm, original for sale (note me if interested). This picture was in my 'unfinished' pile for over two years until I rediscovered it a couple of weeks ago.

You can also check out my other fruit bat paintings:

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Alalein Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Student General Artist
Really cute and awesomely done work :D
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Clandesty Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
What interesting creatures! And a very lovely picture to tell their story. Thanks for sharing and congrats on the DD!
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bear48 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Professional
sweet job
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donnaquinn Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
Thanks very much
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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donnaquinn Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
Thank you; the DD was a lovely surprise
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
It's my pleasure! Enjoy it! :)
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ShadowCatofHell Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Incredibly sweet in more ways than one :) Impressive
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donnaquinn Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013
Heh heh thanks so much
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painfulkisses13 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
The details are so mesmerizing!
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