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Small-island Flying Fox

Pteropus hypomelanus

Description:

Spotted on Paniki Island in the Hundred Islands National Park, Alaminos City, Pangasinan. Paniki is Filipino for bats and also an exotic dish of Minahasan from North Sulawesi made from fruit bat.

Habitat:

Trees on the island. http://www.science.smith.edu/msi/pdf/639...

Notes:

Photos by Jerry Rendon.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Small-island Flying Fox
Pteropus hypomelanus Synopsis of Philippine Mammals


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4 Comments

IDed to Pteropus hypomelanus by Rai Gomez (Phil. Bat Champions).

Thanks Seema! It's good to see these make a comeback to the islands.

Paniki is Filipino for bats and also an exotic dish of Minahasan from North Sulawesi made from fruit bat.

Seema
Seema 8 years ago

great find......

Pangasinan, Philippines

Spotted on Jan 26, 2012
Submitted on Apr 30, 2012

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