Philippine fruit bats may be entirely new species of their own, DNA suggests

A recently published genetic study on fruit bats found in the Philippines revealed high genetic difference among island groups and compared to the Southeast Asian region, which could mean they either need to be reclassified as subspecies or be elevated as new species.

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Last updated on 19 February 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Philippines
Region: 
South-East Asia