You Want It Darker, released 2016. Leonard Cohen, 1934-2016, Canadian
Great Indian Fruit Bat (Pteropus Giganteus), 1777-1782, pencil, ink and opaque watercolour on paper, and details.
Attributed to a follower of Bhawani Das. Calcutta, India. Metropolitan Museum, NY.
The Greater Indian Flying Fox is an habitué of the light/dark boundary of our universe, minuscule and immense.
Classified by the Indian Government as vermin, it is held sacred by some Indian populations.
A flying mammal, its nutrition is ripe and overripe fruit and nectar. It is meat and medicine for some populations.
It is polygynandrous; and continually threatened for its survival by the removal of its habitat.