Peʻa | Flying Fox Fruit Bat (Pteropus samoensis)

Flying Fox Fruit Bat (Peʻa) drawn in this video is Pteropus samoensis

Words for Flying Fox or Bat (Physalia physalis) in Polynesian languages:

  • Peʻa, peʻapeʻa in Sāmoa
  • ʻŌpeʻapeʻa, Peʻa, peʻapeʻa in Hawaiʻi
  • Peka in Tonga

Pasefika Polynesian Dictionary

Artwork and video by Jon Apisa 10/31/2023

Colored pencil on paper 8.8" x 5.5" (14cm x 21.6cm)

Peʻa | Flying Fox Fruit Bat (Pteropus samoensis) video on YouTube  Watch the the video above or with this direct link to the YouTube video titled: How to draw Flying Fox Fruit Bat (Peʻa) freehand with color pencils

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