Veldkamp's dwarf epauletted fruit bat
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Veldkamp's dwarf epauletted fruit bat (Nanonycteris veldkampii) is a species of bat in the Pteropodidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Nanonycteris. It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, dry savanna, and moist savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss. Tho other name of this species is flying calf.
- Mickleburgh, S., Hutson, A., Bergmans, W. & Fahr, J. 2004. Nanonycteris veldkampi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
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