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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Eidolon helvum Roussette paillée africaine  Straw-coloured Fruit-bat 
Epomophorus anurus   Eastern Epauletted Fruit-bat 
Epomophorus crypturus   Peter's Epauletted Fruit-bat 
Epomophorus gambianus Epomophore de Gambie  Gambian Epauletted Fruit-bat 
Epomophorus labiatus minor   Ethiopian Epauletted Fruit-bat 
Epomophorus wahlbergi haldemani   Wahlberg's Epauletted Fruit-bat 
Epomops dobsonii   Dobson's Fruit-bat 
Micropteropus pusillus   Dwarf Epauletted Fruit-bat 
Nanonycteris veldkampi Nanyctère de Veldkamp  Veldkamp's Bat 
Plerotes anchietae   Anchieta's Fruit-bat 
Rousettus angolensis Roussette de l'Angola  Bocage's Fruit-bat 
Rousettus aegyptiacus leachi Roussette d'Egypte  Egyptian Fruit-bat 



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