Variable flying fox

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Variable flying fox

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Pteropodinae
Species : Pteropus hypomelanus


The Small flying-fox, variable flying fox 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 variable flying fox
A variable flying fox group is called a 'flock'.
Some facts about the
Variable flying fox

Adult weight : 0.45 kg (0.99 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 20 years

Basal metabolic rate : 2 W

Body mass : 0.521 kg (1.1462 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

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Facts about the variable flying fox

The variable flying fox is the smallest of the 63 species of flying foxes in the world. (Full text)

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