Dobsonia minor. A Lesser Bare-backed fruit Bat...
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Image #cld1911385
SpeciesDobsonia minor
LocalityPapua, Indonesia
DescriptionA Lesser Bare-backed fruit Bat feeding on a large fig. Rather than swallow the entire fig itself as birds would, most fruit bats chew the fruit and then spit out the pulp (and seeds), ingesting mostly the juice. 
Keywordsanimal | bare-backed | bat | fauna | fig | frugivore | fruit | guinea | irian | jaya | lesser | mammal | new | pteropodidae | west | wildlife


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