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Big bats fly towards extinction with hunters in pursuit

Close-up of a Mauritian flying fox resting upside-down on a banana plant.

The Mauritian flying fox (Pteroptus niger). As relatively large bats, flying foxes are hunted more heavily than other species. Credit: Fabrice Bettex Photography/Alamy

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Nature 615, 191 (2023)



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