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The Giant kingfisher bat (Pteropus alcedinidus)

Submitted by jmalloldiaz on Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:52

The Giant kingfisher bat (Pteropus alcedinidus) is a member of the Pteropodidae family, of the order Chiroptera (bats). Members of this family are commonly referred to as megabats or fruit bats, and are characterized by their relatively large size. Like most bats in the Pteropodidae family, the Giant kingfisher bat has lost the ability to echolocate, and relies instead on its sight for locating food. Its diet consists mainly of fish that live in the mangroves and coast of the Malay Archipelago, but usually supplements it with fruit during the weeks previous to the mating season.



Instead of putting the species name in parentheses, it should just be the animal, species name. 

I think the scientific names of the animals should be in italics every time they are used in the paragraph. You did it the first time but not after that. Making that change may make the paragraph more professional.