Biology of Bats

Biology of Bats Well adapted to numerous habitats bats comprise almost one quarter of all species of mammals This book is a comprehensive introduction to their biology Suitable as a textbook for undergraduates and w

  • Title: Biology of Bats
  • Author: Gerhard Neuweiler
  • ISBN: 9780195099515
  • Page: 395
  • Format: Paperback
  • Well adapted to numerous habitats, bats comprise almost one quarter of all species of mammals This book is a comprehensive introduction to their biology Suitable as a textbook for undergraduates and written by one of the world s leading researchers, the book offers an accessible summary of the extensive body of research on bats The book takes a broad physiological perspWell adapted to numerous habitats, bats comprise almost one quarter of all species of mammals This book is a comprehensive introduction to their biology Suitable as a textbook for undergraduates and written by one of the world s leading researchers, the book offers an accessible summary of the extensive body of research on bats The book takes a broad physiological perspective and devotes separate chapters to specific physiological systems as well as to bat ecology and phylogeny It features a thorough discussion of echolocation, which continues to be the subject of intense research, and describes many European and neotropical bats, as well as North American species Biology of Bats is an important resource both for students and researchers.

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    1. This is a very comprehensive book on bat biology and is well suited as a textbook on the subject. The average reader will probably find this book to be too didactic.

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