Big-eared flying fox

Big-eared flying fox

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Pteropus macrotis

The big-eared flying fox is a species of bat in the family Pteropodidae, larger bats who subsist largely on fruits. The species is distributed across a range in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and islands nearing the Cape York peninsula at the northeast of Australia, at elevations less than 500 metres and often in coastal mangroves.

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Big-eared flying fox habitat map

References

1. Big-eared flying fox Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big-eared_flying_fox
2. Big-eared flying fox on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/18735/22082074

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