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Pteropus poliocephalus (Gray Headed Flying Fox) is a species of bats in the family Old World fruit bats. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN and in cites appendix ii. They are native to Australia. They visit flowers of Lemon Scented Gum, Silk-oak, gum, and Cadagi. They are crepuscular herbivores. Individuals can grow to 272.59 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care and paternal care). They rely on flight to move around.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_II
  • Definition: Appendix II lists species that are not necessarily now threatened with extinction but that may become so unless trade is closely controlled. It also includes so-called "look-alike species", i.e. species whose specimens in trade look like those of species listed for conservation reasons. International trade in specimens of Appendix-II species may be authorized by the granting of an export permit or re-export certificate. No import permit is necessary for these species under CITES (although a permit is needed in some countries that have taken stricter measures than CITES requires). Permits or certificates should only be granted if the relevant authorities are satisfied that certain conditions are met, above all that trade will not be detrimental to the survival of the species in the wild. (See Article IV of the Convention)
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Gray-headed Flying Fox. View this species on GBIF