Harpy fruit bat

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Harpy fruit bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Pteropodinae
Species : Harpyionycteris whiteheadi


The Harpy fruit bat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the harpy fruit bat
A young / baby of a harpy fruit bat is called a 'pup'. A harpy fruit bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the harpy fruit bat

The harpy fruit bat is endemic to the Philippines (it is not found anywhere else) and has been recorded in Biliran, Camiguin, Masbate, Negros, Samar, Leyte, Luzon and in some parts of Midanao.

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