Pic: AP.

Fifteen heat-stressed baby Flying Foxes (bats) are lined up ready to feed at the Australia Bat Clinic near the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, Thursday. Thousands of bats near Brisbane and the Gold Coast have succumbed to the extreme heat falling out of trees and dying during a heat wave in which heat records are being set in Australia after the hottest year ever. (AP Photo/Australian Bat Clinic, Trish Wimberley). Read the full story here: http://goo.gl/zZlDgI

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