Smithsonian Voices National Museum of Natural History Five Reasons to Love Bats October 27th, 2020, 6:00AM / BY Erin Malsbury From leaf-engineering to complex social circles, there’s more to bats than flying and echolocation. It lacks a tail and has pointed ears. Thus, if either is a limiting resource, F. x is more likely to be limiting than F. variegata based on the relative frequency of each. (Charles J Sharp) Bats have had a rough year. P. v. pluton (Kopangi) 06. The color and texture of the coat differ between sexes and age classes. Comments: vampyrus species group. We further verified tree species identity by using the herbarium at the National Museum of the Philippines, Manila, and identified seeds to the lowest possible taxon. Kaibahan nito'y, ang P.v. 719-728 See Display on left of pages to toggle between Point Marker showing the radius and “MarkerClusterâ€� showing the specimen data when clicked. In a companion radio-tracking study, Mildenstein (2002) found P. v. lanensis in natural forests more than expected given its availability in the study area, and in agroforests less, although the species disappeared entirely for the middle of the night and was inferred to be visiting agroforests during this interim. Although often impressively thorough, these studies are of little use in designing focused forest restoration projects, for example, because the relative importance between dietary items is not distinguished. Foto über lyles, oder, lylei, flughund, pteropus, khangka, vampyrus - 84618648 1986; Hensleigh and Holaway 1988; Jensen 1999; Salvosa 1963), keys (Corner 1952, 1965; Pancho 1983), and original botanical or other descriptions (Elmer 1906a, 1906b, 1907, 1908, 1911, 1914; King 1887; Williams 1921). huge colonies at Subic and can be seen easily. Sam C. Stier and Tammy L. Mildenstein, DIETARY HABITS OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST BATS: THE PHILIPPINE FLYING FOXES, ACERODON JUBATUS AND PTEROPUS VAMPYRUS LANENSIS, Journal of Mammalogy, 86, 4, (719), (2005). subspecies Pteropus vampyrus lanensis Mearns, 1905. subspecies Pteropus vampyrus malaccensis Andersen, 1908. subspecies Pteropus vampyrus natunae Andersen, 1908. subspecies Pteropus vampyrus pluton Temminck, 1853. subspecies Pteropus vampyrus vampyrus … Privacy Statement Thus, use of agricultural food items by P. v. lanesis may enable these 2 species to coexist despite the apparently limiting factor of natural forests for forage. Almost one-half of droppings of P. v. lanensis contained Ficus seeds (X̄ = 48%, SD = 25%, n = 289; Fig. Does energy or calcium availability constrain reproduction by bats? Of the 771 droppings examined over a 2.5-year period (1998–2000), seeds from Ficus were predominant in the droppings of both species and met these criteria, particularly hemiepiphytic species (41% of droppings of A. jubatus) and Ficus variegata (34% of droppings of P. v. lanensis and 22% of droppings of A. jubatus). Pteropus vampyrus lanensis / Large flying fox in zoos, Animal Taxonomy, Animal pictures, Large flying fox in captivity 2000), and both are used by many flying fox species (Marshall 1985). By Thomas H. Kunz and Deborah P. Jones Published 12 May 2000 by the American Society of Mammalogists FIG. 1 = fecal analysis; 2 = personal observation; 3 = hunter interview. The endemic and endangered golden-crowned flying fox (Acerodon jubatus) coroosts with the much more common and widespread giant Philippine fruit bat (Pteropus vampyrus lanensis) in lowland dipterocarp forests throughout the Philippine Islands. Valuable nutrients found uniquely or in abundance in figs as compared to agricultural fruits (e.g., calcium—Nelson et al. Jetzt online gedenken. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN and in CITES Appendix II. In summary, the following seem apparent. 2001; Utzurrum 1984). Quantifying populationwide dietary choices by using frequency of occurrence measures of day roost fecal matter assumes that fecal matter is collected randomly. 86, No. Use of F. crassiramea, F. religiosa, and F. pseudopalma is considered uncertain because of their rarity in droppings, lack of corroboration with other lines of evidence, and the possibility in the case of F. crassiramea that other Ficus species not included in the reference collection could share the same seed morphology. Mammal Species of the World: Information on vampyrus. Thirteen dietary items resulting from these interviews met quality criteria (Table 1), whereas there were an additional 31 plants we suspected bats used (i.e., plants deserving further investigation based on these interviews; see appendix A in Stier 2003). = 22, P = 0.107). We found trace amounts of seeds from other Ficus species in droppings, including seeds of F. aurantiaca (in 21 droppings of A. jubatus and in 1 dropping of P. v. lanensis), F. crassiramea (in 15 droppings of A. jubatus), F. religiosa (in 1 dropping of P. v. lanensis), and F. pseudopalma (in 1 dropping of P. v. lanensis). Dietary Habits of the World's Largest Bats: The Philippine Flying Foxes, Acerodon jubatus and Pteropus vampyrus lanensis By: Sam C. Stier and Tammy L. Mildenstein Journal of Mammalogy, Vol. Az egyik legnagyobb testű denevérfaj. The largest number of species used by P. v. lanensis were natural forest plants (11 of 16, or 69%; E. fusca was excluded because it is an agroforest species in the study area), and the Ficus species that appeared heavily in droppings of P. v. lanensis throughout the year are all natural forest plants. Sa aming pagsisiyasat, napatunayan na ang A. jubatus ay isang “forest obligate”, na kumakain ng mga prutas at dahon ng mga halaman na sa mga mababang bahagi lamang ng kagubatan makikita at kumakain rin sila ng konting “hemi-epiphytic” na mga halaman at iba pang mga Ficus na halaman sa buong taon. Although there were no records of A. jubatus feeding on flowers, P. v. lanensis fed on flowers of at least 5 plant species (see also Gould 1977; Widmann 1996). We have no reason to believe that these roost-tree selection criteria had any bearing on the independence of the fecal samples, and therefore we have treated them as random and representative of the entire population. Droppings of each bat species were collected underneath their respective roosting areas and stored individually for processing. Dagdag pa nito, nalaman namin sa mga mangangaso ng bayakan ang malimit nilang kinakain at kasama nito ang mga personal na pagsisiyasat sa kanilang mga dumi. (Datum: WGS84) Media Details Finally, a food item may meet the criteria of consistency and nutrition but only be used by a small percentage of the population while equivalent dietary alternatives likely exist, and thus the item is not of importance to the greater population. Some bat hunters described A. jubatus as being more selective about the types of plants it used than was P. v. lanensis. Pteropus vampyrus lanensis‎ (2 F) P Pteropus vampyrus (illustrations)‎ (9 F) Pteropus vampyrus (museum specimens)‎ (76 F) Pteropus vampyrus in Wilhelma Zoo‎ (5 F) Pages in category "Pteropus vampyrus" This category contains only the following page. Pteropus vampyrus lanensis : CITES(II) 26. Droppings were rinsed individually through a 0.3-mm mesh and the material remaining on the mesh was examined through a magnifying glass. It is possible that Pteropus vampyrus lanensis could be Author: Mearns, 1905. P. Pteropus vampyrus; Media in category "Pteropus vampyrus" The following 29 files are in this category, out of 29 total. A Giant malay fruit bat (Pteropus vampyrus lanensis) at Negros Forest Park. Most large-scale, initial forest destruction in the Philippines resulted from commercial logging (Kummer 1992), occurring predominantly in the lowlands and a process which, over the last century and particularly after World War II, has likely devastated populations of A. jubatus. The fruit bats are not only impor tant to Subic Bay ecologically, as pollinators and seed dispersers (Cox et al., 1991) and as an umbrella species The mean values of Ficus seeds in the droppings of the 2 bat species were significantly different (t = 4.194, d.f. In contrast, P. v. lanensis has a broader diet, including fruits, leaves, and flowers; forages in both natural and agroforests; and uses a wider variety of fruit than does A. jubatus in natural forest habitats. Pteropus vampyrus lanensis. Presence of Ficus x seeds in droppings of Acerodon jubatus and Pteropus vampyrus lanensis over a 23-month period. Dietary strategies of Old World fruit bats (Megachiroptera, Pteropodidae): how do they obtain sufficient protein? Reductions in other animal populations tied to hemiepiphytic figs have been recorded in selectively logged forests in Asia, and have been speculated to be the result of the removal of large-diameter trees (e.g., Johns 1983, 1987). The Maintenance Nitrogen Requirements of the Queensland Blossom Bat (Syconycteris australis) on a Sugar/Pollen Diet: Is Nitrogen a Limiting Resource Nipah virus has caused recurring outbreaks in central and northwest Bangladesh (the “Nipah Belt”). This tree is one of the most common in the study area from sea level to about 175 m (E. S. Fernando et al., in litt. Acerodon jubatus is not observed above 1,100 m (Wildlife Conservation Society of the Philippines 1997) and its food plants are found only in lowland forests (Stier 2003). Odkazy a literatura. The 1 exception, F. crassiramea, although not found in any droppings of P. v. lanensis, was not heavily used by A. jubatus (in 15 of 395 droppings, <4%). The golden-crowned flying fox (Acerodon jubatus) and giant Philippine fruit bat (Pteropus vampyrus lanensis) are the world's largest bats. P. v. edulis 03. We used a variety of statistical tests to analyze the data, and carried out the analysis by using SPSS (Version 11.0.1., SPSS, Inc., Chicago, Illinois). Natib (elevational range: 0–1,287 m), and is approximately 9,856 ha in size (Magdaraog 1992). F = frequent—examination of data suggests resource is used regularly; IF = infrequent—examination of data suggests resource is used infrequently; Inc. = inconclusive—data insufficient to determine frequency; Aj = Acerodon jubatus; Pv = Pteropus vampyrus lanensis. Note that the highest use of F. x by A. jubatus occurred in August 1999, one of the absolute lowest months of F. variegata abundance. In addition to hunting as a factor in the decline of flying foxes, including A. jubatus (Mickelburgh et al. All dietary items are regarded as effectively equal. Meanwhile, dietary information on P. v. lanensis is tabular, and comes from other countries or areas (see Fujita 1991; Gould 1977; Lim Boo Liat 1966; Medway 1969; Utzurrum 1984; Widmann 1996). 1996:446). 86, No. lanensis ay may mas maraming kinakain, kasama ang mga prutas, dahon, at mga bulaklak na makikita sa mga natural kagubatan at mga taniman. These are consistency—the dietary item is present consistently in the species’ diet, either seasonally or throughout the year; ubiquity—the dietary item is used by a sizable proportion of the population (as indicated by frequency of occurrence, a measure of the populationwide use of a dietary item); and nutritional value—there is reason to believe the dietary item provides important nutritional (or energetic) value. Classic description of the lowland dipterocarp formation can be found in Whitmore (1984; and see Richards 1952), but a reference more specific to the study site and its peculiarities can be found in Whitford (1906, 1911). The relationship between forest area and fig density appears to be linear, although F. variegata is a second-growth tree that can reach higher numbers in disturbed forest (e.g., edges) than in mature forests. Bat hunter interviews provided information about dietary components of both bat species, frequency of use, and dietary comparisons between each bat species. Dietary Habits of the World's Largest Bats: The Phillipine Flying Foxes, Acerodon Jubatus and Pteropus Vampyrus Lanensis. The golden-crowned flying fox (Acerodon jubatus) and giant Philippine fruit bat (Pteropus vampyrus lanensis) are the world's largest bats. Az egyik legnagyobb testű denevérfaj. Together, F. x or F. variegata fig seeds were found in nearly two-thirds (62%) of droppings of A. jubatus throughout the study period. Dietary items were deemed “important” if used consistently on a seasonal basis or throughout the year, ubiquitously throughout the population, and if they were of clear nutritional value. We made a total of 17 different collections of droppings of A. jubatus and 13 collections of droppings of P. v. lanensis. Fruit bat : Pteropus speciosus : CITES(II) ORDER PHOLIDOTA : FAMILY MANIDAE : 27. The species is found on small islands in the Lesser Sundas and Sulawesi, and is endemic to Indonesia, but no contemporary roosts are known, and the last study of the species was in Timor in the Lesser Sundas. A large majority of the Ficus seeds came from F. variegata and Ficus x. Ficus x is used here to designate a morphotype of 1 or more monoecious fig species of the subgenus Urostigma (i.e., hemiepiphytic Ficus species), inclusive of F. subcordata and known by the local name payapa. Study area.—The Subic Bay Forest Reserve (14.45–14.51°N, 120.09–120.22°E) is in the west-central region of the large northern island of Luzon, Philippines (Fig. Critical reviews of dietary studies have focused only on the biases inherent in these various methodological approaches (e.g., Litvaitis 2000). Der Kalong (Pteropus vampyrus), verdeutlichend auch Kalong-Flughund genannt, ist eine Säugetierart aus der Familie der Flughunde (Pteropodidae). Are figs limiting? This was true of even the commonest of fig species (Ficus nota). DIETARY HABITS OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST BATS: THE PHILIPPINE FLYING FOXES, ACERODON JUBATUS AND PTEROPUS VAMPYRUS LANENSIS. Unfortunately, few dietary studies actually identify important dietary components. Journal of Mammology , 86(4): 719-729. Although more specific nutritional information on the fig species used is needed, there are 2 important points about fig nutrition. However, fecal material dropped on collection plastic may result in a multiple, rather than a single, deposit (e.g., from splattered material or discontinuous deposition). In short, we would like to especially thank S. Sieber, A. Cariño, E. Breganza, and the following supportive organizations: United States Peace Corps–Philippines, Bat Conservation International, the University of Montana, World Wildlife Fund–Philippines, and the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Ecology Center. A small subset of the available Ficus species also is used heavily by P. v. lanensis throughout the year. bats, Pteropus vampyrus lanensis and Acerodon jubatus. Simmons, Nancy B. The diet of P. v. lanensis also includes almost all of the same plants fed on by A. jubatus. Pteropus vampyrus edulis; Pteropus vampyrus lanensis; Pteropus vampyrus natunae; Pteropus vampyrus pluton; Pteropus vampyrus sumatrensis; Megjelenése. (2000), who recorded higher use of figs at a maternity roost than at a mixed-sex roost of Pteropus alecto in Australia. Anzahl Unterart en: 06: Unterarten: 01. In short, there can be a profound disconnection between various measures of resource importance and resources that are, in fact, limiting a population. Mindanao Isl. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. Pteropus vampyrus: Thomas, 1892: 316 [subsequent combination] Native distribution areas [ edit ] Vietnam, Burma, Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Philippines, Sumatra, Java, and Lesser Sunda Islands, adjacent small islands including Anak Krakatau Kalong kapauk adalah spesies kelelawar yang terbesar, dan tidak memiliki … Final report. About 20–30 individuals of either or both species dipped their abdomens into ocean water during midflight regularly throughout the year, with several hundred individuals dipping in the ocean on at least 2 occasions. Brought into the limelight by the coronavirus pandemic, their already spooky public […] The golden-crowned flying fox (Acerodon jubatus) and giant Philippine fruit bat (Pteropus vampyrus lanensis) are the world's largest bats. For instance, P. roxburghii flowers were used avidly by P. v. lanensis. College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59802, USA. Er ist eines der größten lebenden Fledertiere. Bats were typically caught locally by sellers. From a conservation standpoint, inferences about dietary importance are much more robust when placed within a temporal, demographic, as well as nutritional context. Taylor, E. 1934. The group of hemiepiphytic Ficus species is much less prevalent, tying for the lowest relative densities of all plant species recorded in the study area (Dalmacio and Fernando, undated). Media Details Accessibility, Delivering Data to the Natural Sciences Community & Beyond, JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Photograph of female Pteropus vampyrus from In-donesia, housed in captivity at The Lubee Foundation, Inc., Gainesville, Florida. Note that selection of Ficus is species specific (e.g., see Shanahan et al. Fourth, P. v. lanensis depends upon natural forests for foraging despite also using agroforests. The use of agricultural food items by P. v. lanensis and their disappearance from the forest area into presumably the agricultural landscape for much of the night implies that, at least while they are feeding on agricultural foods, P. v. lanensis are not directly competing for foraging habitat with A. jubatus. English: Large Flying Fox español: Zorro volador Retrieved from "https://species.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pteropus_vampyrus_lanensis&oldid=6114817" Kalong besar atau kalong kapauk (Pteropus vampyrus) adalah spesies kelelawar yang merupakan anggota suku Pteropodidae. 4), and in 34% of those from P. v. lanensis (SD = 20.5%, n = 254; Fig. Of note is that hemiepiphytic Ficus species, used so heavily by A. jubatus, predominantly establish on large-diameter trees (Leighton and Leighton 1983), a size class of tree found primarily in lowland, productive sites, and targeted by commercial logging. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 67, Qualitative research methods for the social sciences, A critical review of methods of studying fish feeding based on analysis of stomach contents: application to elasmobranch fishes, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. The importance of figs and lowland forests to A. jubatus.—The results of this study suggest that a sizable proportion of the diet of A. jubatus is made up of a small number of plants, most notably figs, and in particular, F. subcordata and other unidentified hemiepiphytic Ficus species known under the local name payapa. Pteropus vampyrus. This colony is particularly important, because it is one of only a few large colonies remaining of the Philippine endemic, A. jubatus. This is not a consequence of these resources occurring in agroforests; 4 of 5 of the flowers recorded as used by P. v. lanensis were in natural forests. Previous studies reported that fed bats and birds mostly use recently acquired exogenous nutrients as fuel for flight, rather than endogenous fuels, such as lipids or glycogen. Pteropus vampyrus lanensis; Pteropus vampyrus natunae; Pteropus vampyrus pluton; Pteropus vampyrus sumatrensis; Megjelenése. Pteropus vampyrus. 4 (Aug., 2005), pp. Stier & Mildenstein (2005) Dietary habits of the world’s largest bats: the Philippine flying foxes, Acerodon jubatus and Pteropus vampyrus lanensis. Pteropus vampyrus Linnaeus, 1758 Large Flying Fox Vespertilio vampyrus Linnaeus, 1758:31. 1992), of which the endemic, endangered golden-crowned flying fox is a prime example. Spesies ini menyebar di Asia Tenggara dan Kepulauan Indonesia bagian barat hingga Nusa Tenggara.Sebagaimana kalong lainnya, jenis ini pun hanya memakan buah-buahan dan sebangsanya. Lyles Flughund, Pteropus vampyrus, Pteropus lylei oder Khangka. Ngunit, sa dumaang isandaang taon, ang kanilang populasyon ay biglang bumaba. | 4), but these differences were not significant (2-sample t-test: t = −1.681, d.f. Information from bat hunter interviews expanded our knowledge of the dietary habits of both bat species, and corroborated the fecal analyses and personal observations. Mature adults of both species weigh nearly 1 kg or more and have wingspans of up to 2 m (Ingle and Heaney 1992; Mildenstein 2002). New techniques for analysis of fecal matter using steroid concentrations (e.g., estrogen) may permit this comparison in future studies (see Litvaitis [2000], and citations therein). This group of species (Ficus x) was represented in an average of 41% of droppings of A. jubatus, found in every month in which droppings were collected (i.e., all months except June, September, and November), and with relatively little variation (SD = 13.6%) between months. Because flying foxes ingest only the liquid contents of leaves (Lowry 1989), evidence of leaf matter is underrepresented in fecal droppings (Kunz and Diaz 1995). Presence of Ficus seeds in droppings of Acerodon jubatus and Pteropus vampyrus lanensis over a 30-month period. Presence of Ficus variegata seeds in droppings of Acerodon jubatus and Pteropus vampyrus lanensis over a 23-month period. Spesimen koleksi Museum Genoa, Italia. Mammal Species of the World: Information on lanensis ... HOME --> CLASS MAMMALIA --> ORDER CHIROPTERA --> FAMILY Pteropodidae --> GENUS Pteropus --> SPECIES vampyrus SUBSPECIES Pteropus vampyrus lanensis. image (image/jpeg) Fore­arm length ranges from 180 to 220 mm, mean wingspan is 1.5 m, and body mas ranges from 0.6 to 1.1 kg. de Guzman E. D. Umali R. M. Sotalbo E. D.. Mickelburgh S. P. Hutson A. M. Racey P. A.. Nelson S. L. Miller M. A. Heske E. J. Fahey G. C.Jr. ... Acerodon jubatus and Pteropus vampyrus lanensis. Ang kanilang mga kinakain ay pinaka importante sa pagsisiyasat kung ito ba'y may basehan sa kapanahunan sa buong taon, kung ito rin ba ay mangyayari sa buong populasyon at kung ito ba ay may nutrisyonal na halaga. The Subic Bay Protected Areas Management Plan Project. It is threatened by habitat loss. A countrywide survey of P. v. lanensis and A. jubatus roosts found P. v. lanensis only in areas where some natural forests remain (T. Mildenstein, S. C. Stier, and A. Cariňo, in litt.). Pteropus vampyrus (Linnaeus, 1758) Common names Large Flying Fox in English Large Flying Fox in English Large Flying Fox in English large flying fox in English large flying fox in English large flying fox in English Bibliographic References. Der Maskarenen-Flughund (Pteropus niger) ist eine Flughundart aus der Gattung Pteropus innerhalb der Familie der Eigentlichen Flughunde (Pteropodidae). We identified trees from which the seeds came by using a combination of field guides and lexicons (Guzman et al. Mature adults of both species weigh nearly 1 kg or more and have wingspans of up to 2 m (Ingle and Heaney 1992; Mildenstein 2002). More detailed biophysical description of the study site can be found in Stier (2003) and Mildenstein (2002). Third, essentially all the plants used by A. jubatus also are used by P. v. lanensis, that is, the diet of A. jubatus is a subset of the diet of P. v. lanensis. Ang bayakan (Pteropus vampyrus lanensis) ay isang uri ng malaking paniki. Indeed, F. variegata is fairly prevalent in portions of the previously logged study area, where it is the 21st most common tree species based on relative frequency and the 2nd most common Ficus species (Dalmacio and Fernando, undated). Right: A flying fox (Pteropus) sits next to the same hand. Please turn it on to take full advantage of MCZbase, or Others have recorded P. vampyrus feeding on other orchard fruits (e.g., rambutan [Nephelium lappaceum] and langsat [Lansium domesticum] — Lim Boo Liat 1966; Medway 1969:11). The relatively greater use of leaves by A. jubatus may partially explain how this species obtains sufficient protein in an otherwise all-fruit diet. Kaliwatan sa kábug ang Pteropus vampyrus.Una ning gihulagway ni Linnaeus ni adtong 1758. Vietnam, Burma, Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Philippines, Sumatra, Java, and Lesser Sunda Isls, adjacent small islands including Anak Krakatau. (1999) found that Old World fruit bats could have extended gut retention times (e.g., >12 h; see also Okon 1974:36) and A. jubatus was at times observed in this study to defecate after 3 h at the roost after night foraging. Lerne menschliche Gesichter ohne Vorkenntnisse und aus dem Kopf zu zeichnen, um schöne Kunstwerke für Hobby und Beruf zu erstellen und deine eigenen Ideen auf P. .. Importance criteria are clearly met by at least 2 groups of figs, F. x and F. variegata, which are used consistently throughout the year and ubiquitously throughout the population, and likely supply a macronutrient (calcium) of known importance to flying foxes. PTEROPUS VAMPYRUS LANENSIS SAM C. STIER* AND TAMMY L. MILDENSTEIN College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59802, USA The endemic and endangered golden-crowned flying fox (Acerodon jubatus) coroosts with the much more Kami ay gumagawa ng pagsusuri sa kanilang mga dumi, pag-iinterbyu sa mga taong kumakain ng mga bayakan o mangangaso, at personal na pagsusuri kung ano ang kinakain ng dalawang laseng bayakan sa isang napakalaking tahanan ng mga bayakan sa Subic Bay, ng kanlurang Gitnang Luzon. Az állat vitorlafesztávolsága 132-150 centiméter, testtömege 645-1092 gramm. Ptero­pus vampyrus is one of the largest bats in the world. Seeds from a single genus, Ficus (Moraceae), dominated the fecal droppings, with two-thirds (66%) of all bat droppings containing Ficus seeds. Methods used in Utzurrum's study (1984—ejecta size and teeth and palatine impressions) could not distinguish between several large Philippine flying foxes (A. jubatus, P. v. lanensis, and P. hypomelanus), whereas mistnetting and sightings in the vicinity of fruiting trees allowed use only to be inferred. From the results of this initial canvas of bat hunters and based upon this quality criteria, we identified a key informant, with whom we subsequently conducted follow-up interviews. Pelage varies in color and tex­ture with age and sex. Shilton et al. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 31. First, even though nutritional value varies by fig species, different fig species may provide comprehensive nutrition in combination with one another (Wendeln et al. Stier Sam C., Mildenstein Tammy L. Mildenstein Journal of Mammology, 86 ( 4 ), 130 km road. 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