Bat biology and conservation

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Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998 - Nature - 365 pages
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Presenting the most recent research and synthetic reviews of more than thirty-five of the world's leading authorities on bats, Bat Biology and Conservation discusses bat phylogeny and evolution, functional morphology, echolocation, and conservation biology. It is an essential reference not only for bat scientists but also for conservation biologists and those working with other mammalian groups.

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This scholarly tome updates readers on recent research developments concerning a widespread, diverse, and fascinating group of mammals, bats, whose over 900 species make up at least 20 percent of the ... Read full review


Phytogeny and Evolution
Functional Morphology

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Thomas H. Kunz is professor of biology and director of the Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology at Boston University. He is coeditor, most recently, of" Bat Biology and Conservation," M. Brock Fenton is professor of biology at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of, among other books, "The Bat: Wings in the Night Sky" and "Bats," revised edition.