Angolan rousette

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Angolan fruit bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Lissonycteris
Species: L. angolensis
Binomial name
Lissonycteris angolensis
(Bocage, 1898)
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Angolan Rousette range

Rousettus angolensis (Bocage, 1898)

The Angolan fruit bat or Angolan rousette (Lissonycteris angolensis) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna, and rocky areas.