Bats of Texas (W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series) by Loren K. Ammerman,Christine L. Hice,David J. Schmidly,Carson

By Loren K. Ammerman,Christine L. Hice,David J. Schmidly,Carson Brown

With all new illustrations, colour pictures, revised species debts, up to date maps, and a robust versatile binding, this re-creation of the authoritative consultant to bats in Texas will function the sector consultant and all-around reference of selection for newbie naturalists in addition to mammalogists, natural world biologists, conservationists.
Texas is domestic to all 4 households of bats that happen within the United States, together with thirty-three species of those vital but more and more threatened mammals. even though 5 species, each one represented by means of a unmarried specimen, could be considered as vagrants, no different nation has a bat fauna extra varied, from the state’s commonest species, the Brazilian free-tailed bat, to the infrequent hairy-legged vampire.
The introductory bankruptcy of this re-creation of Bats of Texas surveys bats in general—their visual appeal, distribution, category, evolution, biology, and existence history—and discusses public healthiness and bat conservation. An up to date account for every species follows, with images via a great nature photographer, distribution maps, and a thorough bibliography. Bats of Texas additionally gains revised and illustrated dichotomous keys observed via gracefully unique line drawings to help in identity. an inventory of specimens tested is situated at

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