Bats of the United States and Canada

Bats of the United States and Canada

Michael J. Harvey

The merely mammals in a position to precise flight, bats are one of the world’s so much attention-grabbing creatures. This available consultant to the forty-seven species of bats present in the us and Canada captures and explains the superb variety of those marvels of evolution.

A large choice of bat species reside 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 offer an outline of bat category, biology, feeding habit, habitats, migration, and copy. They talk about the ever-increasing risk bats face from destruction of habitat, wind generators, chemical toxicants, and devastating illnesses like white-nose syndrome, that is killing hundreds of thousands of cave bats in North the US. Illustrated species bills comprise diversity maps and worthwhile identity tips.

Written by means of 3 of the world’s prime bat specialists and that includes J. Scott Altenbach's wonderful pictures, this fact-filled and easy-to-use booklet is the main complete and updated account of bats within the U.S. and Canada.

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