The Grey-headed Flying Fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) is an intriguing and important species of megabat found in Australia. These large fruit bats are characterized by their distinct grey fur, fox-like face, and impressive wingspan of up to 1.5 meters. They play a crucial ecological role as pollinators and seed dispersers, aiding in the propagation of native forests and maintaining biodiversity. Sadly, their population has declined due to habitat loss, climate change, and disease. Conservation efforts are vital to protect these incredible creatures and ensure the preservation of their roosting sites.
IUCN status: Vulnerable
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