Big-eared flying fox

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Big-eared flying fox
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
Species: P. macrotis
Binomial name
Pteropus macrotis
Peters, 1867
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Distribution of the big-eared flying fox

The big-eared flying fox (Pteropus macrotis) is a species of flying fox in the Pteropodidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It is found in elevations less than 500 metres (1,600 ft), particularly in coastal mangroves.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Helgen, K., Salas, L., Hamilton, S. & Hall, L. (2008). "Pteropus macrotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 December 2013.