Pelew flying fox

Pelew flying fox

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Pteropus pelewensis

The Pelew flying fox is a species of megabat in the genus Pteropus found in the Pelew Islands. A subspecies found on Yap, the Yap flying fox, is considered as a separate species by some authorities. The species is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN due to commercial and small-scale hunting; commercial hunting for the species was banned in 1994, but local exploitation is commonplace. The species is listed on CITES appendix I.

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Pelew flying fox habitat map

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References

1. Pelew flying fox Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelew_flying_fox
2. Pelew flying fox on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/118093652/118356424

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