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Bougainville Monkey-faced Bat
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Information
Range islands of Bougainville and Choiseul in Melanesia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Chiroptera
Family Pteropodidae
Genus Pteralopex
Species Pteralopex anceps
Conservation Status
ENSpecies
Endangered

The Bougainville monkey-faced bat (Pteralopex anceps) is a monkey-faced bat in the Pteropodidae family. It is found only on islands of Bougainville and Choiseul in Melanesia. It is listed as an endangered species due to habitat loss and human disturbance.

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