Caroline flying fox

Caroline flying fox

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Pteropus molossinus

The Caroline flying fox or Pohnpei flying fox is a species of megabat in the genus Pteropus, endemic to Micronesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. Prior to a ban on commercial exploitation, it was hunted for export substantially impacted the abundance. It is threatened by habitat loss due to expanding plantations.

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Caroline flying fox habitat map

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Seasonal behavior

Diet and Nutrition

Diet

References

1. Caroline flying fox Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_flying_fox
2. Caroline flying fox on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/18741/22084572

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