Nicobar flying fox

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Nicobar flying fox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
Species: P. faunulus
Binomial name
Pteropus faunulus
Miller, 1902
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Nicobar flying fox range

The Nicobar flying fox (Pteropus faunulus) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to India. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss due to forest clearing.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kingston, T.; Molur, S. & Srinivasulu, C. (2008). "Pteropus faunulus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 December 2013.