Yap flying fox (Pteropus yapensis)

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Yap flying fox fact file

Yap flying fox description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusPteropus (1)

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Yap flying fox status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1)and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (February, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org/
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Yap flying fox juvenile, suspended from branch  
Yap flying fox juvenile, suspended from branch

© patrik@patrik.com

Patrik Nilsson
patrik@patrik.com
http://www.patrik.com/

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