However, it took only a few seconds of googling for me to find a listing of Egyptian fruit bats for sale in the United States (I won't link to it and. Bats are a food source for humans in the Pacific Rim and Asia. Bats are consumed in various amounts in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Guam, and in other Asian and Pacific Rim countries and cultures. In Guam, Mariana fruit bats (Pteropus mariannus) are considered a delicacy. The only mammals capable of flight, bats make for curious pets. But in case you are wondering if the fruit eating Flying Fox would make for a good pet, read on.