The Diet of Indian Flying-Foxes (Pteropus giganteus) in Urban Habitats of Pakistan

@inproceedings{MahmoodulHassan2010TheDO,
  title={The Diet of Indian Flying-Foxes (Pteropus giganteus) in Urban Habitats of Pakistan},
  author={M. Mahmood-ul-Hassan and T. L. Gulraiz and S. A. Rana and Arshad Javid},
  year={2010}
}
  • M. Mahmood-ul-Hassan, T. L. Gulraiz, +1 author Arshad Javid
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • We studied the diet of the Indian flying fox (Pteropus giganteus) in Pakistan from March 2008 to February 2009 and found that the bats fed on 20 species belonging to 11 plant families. Of these, four families (Anacardiaceae, Bignonaceae, Malvaceae, and Sapotaceae) were identified from remnants of flower petals in food boluses while the remaining families (Annonaceae, Arecaceae, Ebenaceae, Meliaceae, Moraceae, Myrtaceae, and Sapindaceae) were identified from the seeds in the boluses and from… CONTINUE READING
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