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... PTEROPODIDAE Subfamily Nyctimeninae Genus Nyctimene - tube-nosed fruit bats Broad-striped Tube-nosed Fruit Bat, Nyctimene aello Common Tube-nosed Fruit Bat, Nyctimene albiventer Pallas's Tube-n ... conspicillatus species group Spectacled Flying Fox, Pteropus conspicillatus Ceram Fruit Bat, Pteropus ocularis P ... Aru Flying Fox, Pteropus aruensis Kei Flying Fox, Pteropus keyensis Livingstone's Fruit Bat, Pteropus livingstonii Black-bearded Flying Fox, Pteropus ...
... The diet of Livingstone's fruit bats consists of fruit, pollen, nectar, and leaves ... They forage for food primarily in the upper canopy of the forest, whereas the two other fruit bats native to the Comoros, the Seychelles fruit bat, and the Comoro rousette, forage in the middle and lower canopy ... Livingstone's fruit bats roost in trees, in groups of six to 160 individuals, with up to eight trees per site ...
... In the Bugle Rock park, in a study carried out by bat biologists, fruit bats (Pteropus giganteus) (also called Indian Flying-fox, listed as least-threatened in the 2006 IUCN ... Mangifera indica (mango fruit tree), Samanea saman (rain tree), Eucalyptus sp ... The study has observed that there is need to conserve urban roosts of bats ...
... The species roosts in rock shelters or caves and eats fruit, which it carries back to the cave (Payne et al ... The upper parts of dusky fruit bats are dark grey-brown in colour ... Short-nosed fruit bats, Cynopterus spp ...
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