Island Flying Fox Pteropus hypomelanus

Blind as a bat? Not so much! Island flying foxes have excellent vision.

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ORIGIN:
Southeast Asia

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HABITAT:
Forests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
16-20 oz
Height: 7-10 in

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DIET:
Fruits, seeds and flowers

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PREDATORS:
Snakes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp claws

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REPRODUCTION:
Sexually mature at 1 yr

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THREATS:
Habitat loss and human hunting

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
9 yrs in human care

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Melbourne, FL 32940

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