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One of the Largest Fruit Bat in the world.
Conservation status: Endangered (IUCN 3.1)
Endemic to forests in the Philippines
Thank you Daniele Pralong for choosing my post as Spotting of the Day!
Congratulations Kdon Galay, your Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Foxes have been chosen as Spotting of the Day for #BatAppreciationDay:"Today is #BatAppreciationDay! There are many reasons as to why we should appreciate bats. Not sure why? Learn about bats in this blog piece from our archives: https://buff.ly/2zbarZ6Bat species around the world continue to be threatened by human-related activities. Together with well known threats to biodiversity such as habitat loss and hunting, bats face newer threats such as the spread of white-nose syndrome in North America and mass die-offs from heat-waves due to climate change. Learn more via Bat Conservation International: https://buff.ly/2VPA4J6 "Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter:https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/1...
Spotted on Oct 31, 2017 Submitted on Dec 5, 2017