A review on various important roles of Pteropus (bats)
Asha Ram Meena
Chiropterans (bats) play an important role in the ecosystem. The economic loss may feeding of bats on fruits but this is negligible as against to their beneficial roles. The economics benefits getting from bats include biological pest control, plant pollination, seed dispersal, guano, agriculture, education and research. Many disorders of humans such as menstrual and respiratory problem are cured by meat of bats and other body parts. Therefore, hunting and poaching should be strictly prohibits.