Walker’s Bats of the World

Bats are not everyone’s favourite beastie. For those who are fascinated by life on Earth, this volume comes highly recommended. From the African long-tongued fruit bat to the wrinkle-faced bat of Mexico and Central America, Walker’s Bats of the World offers a complete guide to this hugely varied order of mammals.


The book includes scientific and common names, as well as the number and distribution of species, measurements and physical traits, habitat, daily and seasonal activity, population dynamics, home range, social life, reproduction, and longevity. Textual summaries present accurate, well-documented descriptions of the physical characteristics and living habits of bats in every part of the world. Endangered species and those having singular economic importance are given particular attention.


Check if this leading reference work on bats is in stock at your local library by consulting the online catalogue at https://www.sllclibrary.co.uk/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/OPAC/BSEARCH


296 pages in John Hopkins University Press

First published 1994

ISBN  978-0801849862



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