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Eidolon helvum (African Straw Colored Fruit Bat) is a species of bats in the family Old World fruit bats. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are native to Ethiopia. They visit flowers of African Baobab and kapoktree. They are nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 261.99 months and can grow to 182.58 mm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on flight to move around.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of African Straw-colored Fruit Bat. View this species on GBIF