American Zoo and Aquarium Assoc. (2000); ISIS (now Species 360) (2005); Mickleburgh et al. (2008); O'Brien (2007); Pierson & Rainey (1992); Thatcher (2010); Trewhella et al. (2005)
The Rodrigues fruit bat lives on only one small island, near Madagascar. It is Critically Endangered.
A small native range and severe population swings due to deforestation and natural cyclone disasters put this species at risk.
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Cheke and Dahl (1981)
Mickleburgh et al. (2008)
Powell & Wehnelt (2003)
Trewhella et al. (2005)