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Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox Acerodon jubatus
2013-06-27 12:14:47

The giant golden-crowned flying fox or the golden-capped fruit bat (Acerodon jubatus) is a species of megabat that can be found in the Phillipines. Its range is fragmented across many islands including Boracay, Bohol, Mindoro, Luzon, Polillo, Negros, and Mindoro. This species prefers a habitat in remote forests at elevations of up to 3,600 feet. It can be found near agricultural areas, but only...

Large Flying Fox Pteropus vampyrus
2012-08-29 15:29:41

The large flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus) is a megabat that is can be found from the Malay Peninsula, to the Philippines in the east, with a southern range that included Timor, Java, Sumatra, and Borneo. Its other common names include the Malaysian flying fox, the greater flying fox, the Kalong, or the Kalang. This Old World bat prefers a habitat within many areas including mangrove and primary...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.