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Delayed Implantation in an Equatorial Fruit Bat

Naturevolume 207page780 (1965) | Download Citation

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AT Kampala, Uganda (latitude 0° 20′ N.), there is an enormous roost of the fruit bat, Eidolon helvum Kerr. Numbers vary seasonally, with a maximum of about 250,000 during October–November.

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    Neal, E. G., and Harrison, R. J., Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond., 29, 67 (1958).

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    Matthews, L. H., British Mammals (Collins, London, 1952).

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    • FESTO A. MUTERE

    Present address: East African Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda

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  1. Department of Zoology, Makerere University College, Kampala, Uganda

    • FESTO A. MUTERE

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