Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat

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Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Pteropodinae
Species : Nyctimene rabori

 

The Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat is listed as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Philippine tubenosed fruit bat
A young / baby of a Philippine tubenosed fruit bat is called a 'pup'. A Philippine tubenosed fruit bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Countries
Philippines
Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest

Facts about the Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat

Described only in 1983, Nyctimene rabori is a bat of the primary (undisturbed) rainforest, where it feeds on figs and other fruit of the forest canopy.

The Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat (Nyctimene rabori) is average-sized by Philippine standards, with a wingspan of about 55 centimeters (22 inches or so).

The Philippine tube-nosed bat, Nyctimene rabori is classed as highly endangered and is also endemic to Negros; N. (Full text)

focus(); } © Paul Heideman, photo courtesy of The Haribon FoundationThe critically endangered Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat is only found on the Philippine islands of Cebu, Negros and Sibuyan. (Full text)

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