Bismarck flying fox (Pteropus capistratus)

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Bismarck flying fox fact file

Bismarck flying fox description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusPteropus (1)

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Bismarck flying fox status

The Bismarck flying fox  is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (October, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Bismarck flying fox

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