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BATS Magazine

VOLUME 8, NO. 1 Spring 1990


A last look. 1990


THE MAGNIFICENT MARIANAS FRUIT BAT (Pteropus mariannus) has been hunted almost to extinction on many of the Marianas Islands. Today, only a small population of between 500 and 600 of these bats survives on Guam, and a second species (P. tokudae) endemic to the island, has recently become extinct. This colony, the last on the island of Guam, is now protected under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
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All articles in this issue:
On The Cover
The Changing Face of Bat Conservation in the Pacific
THE FLYING FOX: Becoming a Rare Commodity
BATS AND CAVERS
Life with Bats, Books, and Caves
THE B.A.T Club
Photo Exhibit on Bats Opens in Israel
Join Us in The Founder's Circle
A New Look for BATS
Success with "Active Members Package"
Thank you! We can't do it without you!
BCI Participates in Pan American Conservation Education Conference
A last look. 1990

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