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Greater Musky fruit bat

Ptenochirus jagori


This is commonly known as Greater Musky Fruit Bat which is very common and endemic here in the Philippines.


Population is considered to be stable because it can tolerate degraded habitats. Its a frugivore which inhabits caves and lowland forests.


Native to the Philippines

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Hi do I do that? I would love to.. sorry po, baguhan lang ako sa Project Noah..:)

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 9 years ago

Hi Irish, please consider adding this to the Philippine Endemic species mission:

hi karen, thank u for the comment this was captured during sampling but was released after doing some measurements.

MrsPbio 9 years ago

He's so cute. Thanks for helping him out. Had he been captured or injured?

I've been to Siquijor ( I'm from Dumaguete/Silliman Univ.)- it's so lovely there.

deleted it instead. sorry just a newbie...thanks for the comment.

Blogie 9 years ago

Hi Irish. Is this bat captive?

Btw, the mission "Signs of Wildlife" is not appropriate for this spotting. That mission is for spottings of, for example, animal tracks or even remains. Kindly edit your spotting, ok?

Siquijor, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 23, 2011
Submitted on Sep 17, 2012

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