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BATS Magazine

VOLUME 8, NO. 1 Spring 1990


On The Cover

MARIANAS FRUIT BATS (Pteropus mariannus) are among the most important plant pollinators and seed dispersers of the Marianas Islands. This one is pollinating the brilliant flowers of a coral tree. Some 40% of the local tree species on the island of Guam are dependent upon these bats, but Marianas fruit bats, as well as other Pacific island bats, are now endangered. Their loss seriously threatens the dense tropical rain forests of the islands.

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All articles in this issue:
On The Cover
The Changing Face of Bat Conservation in the Pacific
THE FLYING FOX: Becoming a Rare Commodity
BATS AND CAVERS
Life with Bats, Books, and Caves
THE B.A.T Club
Photo Exhibit on Bats Opens in Israel
Join Us in The Founder's Circle
A New Look for BATS
Success with "Active Members Package"
Thank you! We can't do it without you!
BCI Participates in Pan American Conservation Education Conference
A last look. 1990

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