East African epauletted fruit bat

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East African Epauletted Fruit Bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Epomophorus
Species: E. minimus
Binomial name
Epomophorus minimus
Claessen & Vree, 1991
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East African Epauletted Fruit Bat range

The East African Epauletted Fruit Bat (Epomophorus minimus) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and rocky areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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