JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Caroline flying fox (Pteropus molossinus) Sokeh's Island, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. Apr 16, 2019 Caroline flying fox,Federated States of Micronesia,Geotagged,Pteropus molossinus,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Caroline flying fox (Pteropus molossinus)

Sokeh's Island, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. Apr 16, 2019

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

The Caroline flying fox or Pohnpei flying fox is a species of megabat in the genus ''Pteropus'', 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.

Similar species: Bats
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
View Thibaud Aronson's profile

By Thibaud Aronson

All rights reserved
Uploaded Jun 21, 2019. Captured Apr 16, 2019 06:44 in Sokehs Mountain Summit Rd, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/14.0
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO2000
  • 463mm