Marianas Flying Fox (Pteropus mariannus)
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Title: WOE 92 Mariana Fruit Bat
Alternative Title: Pteropus mariannus mariannus
Creator: Hudgins, Ann
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributor: DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: Mammals, mammal, bats, bat, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Threatened Species
Table Of Contents: Habitat loss and degradation pose a major threat to the bat. The southern islands of the archipelago have lost significant have lost significant habitat due to the land conversion for agriculture, military, commercial, and residential development. It also faces additional threats such as illegal hunting, predation by by introduced predators such as brown tree snakes, rats, and feral cats; vandalism; natural disasters or random environmental events such as typhoons, volcanic eruptions, and fire; and hunting in violation of territorial laws. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE ONLY) no slide/print available
Available: January 07 2005
Issued: January 07 2005
Modified: January 07 2005