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Extinction Countdown

World’s largest bat being hunted into extinction

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With a wingspan of more than 1.5 meters, the large flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus) is the world’s largest bat. But that size hasn’t helped it. In fact, the giant fruit bat has become a target for hunting, and so many of them are being killed every year that the species now faces possible extinction, according [...]

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