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Fruit bats ‘vitally important’ to Guam’s forests

MANGILAO (University of Guam) — Seed dispersal on Guam, a crucial process for regenerating and diversifying the island’s forests that has significantly declined with the diminishing bird population, is still being carried out by the few remaining Mariana fruit bats, or fanihi, a University of Guam graduate student confirmed in a research project.