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We need more flying fox researchers


A camera trap photograph of a flying fox drinking the nectar of a durian flower.

A camera trap photograph of a flying fox drinking the nectar of a durian flower.

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has not enough researchers who specialise in the conservation ecology of flying foxes, and the lack of data has put local conservationists in a quandary over how to save the endangered megabat species.

Dr Sheema Abdul Aziz (pic below), the only ecologist in Malaysia specialising in flying fox conservation ecology, said the flying fox is a forgotten animal.

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