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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Male and female Rodrigues flying foxes are quitesimilar in appearance. Their offspring also look like adult flying foxes at a very young age. Rodrigues Flying Fox Pteropus Rodricensis Characteristics Captivity Rodrigues Island 765+ Rodrigues flying foxes range from the colorblack to grey to dark brown. You can alsofind dark red or shades of yellow on their head and shoulders. They have small fox-like ears that give them their name along with large eyes and fuzzy fur. 3,000+ More Facts! Size Looks NUMBERS The average Rodrigues flying fox weighsabout 350 grams and has an averagewingspan of 90 centimeters The Rodrigues Flying Fox is a critcally endangered rain forest mammal Girls and Boys? Rodrigues flying foxes reside only onthe island of Rodrigues and in captivity.These are the only places they can survive. - Rodrigues flying foxes are active mainly at sunrise & sunset, this makes them crepuscular- they are omnivores; preying on insects and eating fruit- Rodrigues flying foxes help to spread seeds of the fruit they eat; if they become extict maybesome of the trees on the island will not be there- their offspring tends to be 1 or 2 babies per birthper year and the offspring can not reproduce until they are almost 2 years old and have a lifespan ofabout 20 years- Rodrigues flying foxes travel in groups to stay safe, watch for danger, and allow time for mating *Rodrigues flying foxes are goingextinct due to habitat loss andtropical cyclones that tend to wipemany out at a time. They have a slow reproductive cyclewhich makes it hard to recover. Some of the animals have been put into captitvity to have time to reproduce and be in a safe environment. This has helped the species to catch up with loss of population. Sources"Rodrigues Flying Fox." Arkive. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Nov. 2014. <>"Rodrigues flying fox." Britannica School. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2014. <>Gale. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Gale Science. Web. 10 Nov. 2014. <
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