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Bats in Question: The Smithsonian Answer Book

Series: Smithsonian In Question Series

By: Don E Wilson and Merlin D Tuttle

168 pages, 134 col photos

Smithsonian Books

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #65720 | ISBN: 1560987391
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NHBS Price: £35.50 $45/€42 approx
Hardback | Dec 1997 | #65719 | ISBN: 1560987383
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About this book

Photographs by Merlin D Tuttle
Seeking to dispel the myths associated with these remarkable creatures and arguing for their key role in a balanced ecosystem, this book covers all aspects of bat biology in a practical question-and-answer format. Describing where bats live, how they use echolocation to navigate, and even why they hang upside down,the book also gives the conservation status of all 925 bat species, and covers their evolution and diversity.


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