Black-bearded flying fox

Black-bearded flying fox

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Pteropus melanopogon

The black-bearded flying fox is an endangered species of megabat in the genus Pteropus. It is endemic to Indonesia, found on the islands of Ambon, Buru, Seram, Banda, and Yamdena. Currently considered monotypic, it formerly included the Aru flying fox and Kei flying fox as subspecies.

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Black-bearded flying fox habitat map

References

1. Black-bearded flying fox Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-bearded_flying_fox
2. Black-bearded flying fox on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/18739/22082983

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