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Author Harvey, Michael J.

Title Bats of the United States and Canada / Michael J. Harvey, J. Scott Altenbach, and Troy L. Best.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    599.4 HAR    Available
Description viii, 202 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 22 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Classification -- Biology -- Echolocation -- Benefits of insectivorous bats -- Foraging -- Feeding behavior -- Noninsectivorous bats -- Vampire bats -- Guano -- Summer habitat -- Summer-autumn swarming -- Winter habitat and hibernation -- Migration -- Homing ability -- Reproduction and longevity -- Bats as food -- Bat "bombs" -- Mines and bridges -- Controlling "nuisance" bats -- Attracting bats -- Threats to bats -- Rabies -- Histoplasmosis -- Bats and wind power -- White-nose syndrome -- Conservation -- Status of bats in the United States and Canada -- Endangered species and subspecies -- Research techniques -- Inventories -- Thermal imaging -- Nets and traps -- Bat banding -- Radiotelemetry -- Acoustic identification -- Additional techniques.
Subject Bats -- United States.
Bats -- Canada.
Added Author Altenbach, J. Scott (Joe Scott)
Best, Troy L.
ISBN 9781421401911 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1421401916 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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