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Caroline flying fox

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Chiroptera
Genus  Pteropus
Higher classification  Flying foxes
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Pteropodidae
Scientific name  Pteropus molossinus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Chuuk flying fox, Pelew flying fox, Geelvink Bay flying fox, Ontong Java flying fox, Yap flying fox

The Caroline flying fox or Pohnpei flying fox (Pteropus molossinus) is a species of megabat in the Pteropus genus, endemic to Micronesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. Prior to a ban on commercial exploitation, it was hunted for export substantially impacted the abundance. It is threatened by habitat loss due to expanding plantations.

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