The Bat Wings in the Night Sky M. Brock Fenton

ISBN: 9781550139563

Published: April 29th 1999

Hardcover

144 pages


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The Bat Wings in the Night Sky  by  M. Brock Fenton

The Bat Wings in the Night Sky by M. Brock Fenton
April 29th 1999 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 144 pages | ISBN: 9781550139563 | 9.53 Mb

This engaging book, written by one of the worlds foremost authorities on bats, describes some of the remarkable scientific discoveries that have been made about these mysterious creatures, from how they can see with their ears to where they roostMoreThis engaging book, written by one of the worlds foremost authorities on bats, describes some of the remarkable scientific discoveries that have been made about these mysterious creatures, from how they can see with their ears to where they roost during the day. In addition to a detailed discussion of the bats diet, anatomy and behavior, Brock Fenton recalls his personal adventures with bats around the world.The Bat concludes with a plea for conservation of bats, which are disappearing from the earth at an alarming rate.

(Nearly 40 percent of the species in the United States are listed as endangered.) The author provides useful information on making your neighborhood, if not your home, more bat-friendly, and gives the latest conservation news on this animal which is essential to eco-diversity.Featuring more that 80 up-close, fascinating, color photographs and illustrations, The Bat will appeal to nature lovers and anyone who is curious about these remarkable, nocturnal animals.Fenton also recommends photographing methods. In addition, there are lists including a complete classification of bats, common and scientific names, and technical references.About the Author:M.

Brock Fenton holds a Ph.D. in biology and teaches at York University in Toronto. He has been studying bat behavior and ecology since 1963. He is the author of a number of books and articles on this subject, and his work has taken him to Australia, Papua New Guinea, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Costa Rica.



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