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2012-01-05 14:05:00

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Rodrigues Flying Fox, Pteropus rodricensis
2012-06-14 21:30:21

The Rodrigues flying fox (Pteropus rodricensis) is a mega bat that is native to the island of Rodrigues, one of many islands in the Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. It is also known as the Rodrigues Fruit Bat. It prefers habitats within moist tropical low land forests. The Rodrigues flying fox has an average body length of 2.9 feet and can weigh up to 12.3 ounces. It is a social bat and will live in large colonies.  Observations of captive colonies have shown that dominant males within a...

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