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By Michael J Harvey,J. Scott Altenbach,Troy L. Best

The merely mammals able to actual flight, bats are one of the world's so much attention-grabbing creatures. This obtainable consultant to the forty-seven species of bats present in the USA and Canada captures and explains the superb range of those marvels of evolution.

A big range of bat species dwell within the usa and Canada, starting from the California leaf-nosed bat to the Florida bonneted bat, from the japanese small-footed bat to the northern long-eared bat. The authors supply an outline of bat category, biology, feeding habit, habitats, migration, and replica. They talk about the ever-increasing hazard bats face from destruction of habitat, wind generators, chemical toxicants, and devastating ailments like white-nose syndrome, that's killing hundreds of thousands of cave bats in North the United States. Illustrated species debts comprise diversity maps and helpful id information.

Written via 3 of the world's prime bat specialists and that includes J. Scott Altenbach's wonderful images, this fact-filled and easy-to-use publication is the main complete and up to date account of bats within the U.S. and Canada.

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