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Pemba Flying Foxes

The Pemba Flying Fox (Pteropus voeltzkowi) is a species of bat in the Pteropodidae family. It is endemic to the island of Pemba in Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Recent conservation success have risen their numbers to between 22,000 and 36,000 from just a few individuals twenty years ago. Conservation measures implemented by the Forestry Department on Pemba include an education campaign, the establishment of wildlife clubs to protect nearby roosts, and continuous monitoring of the population. Also, the hunting of these bats with shotguns is now banned on most of the island

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