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Hanging with bats : ecobats, vampires, and movie stars

Author: Karen Taschek
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2008.
Series: Worlds of wonder.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to bats, discussing their physical characteristics, feeding behaviors, nocturnal habits, migration, their role in helping ecosystems, and their place in popular culture, along with instructions for building a bat house.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Government publication, Juvenile audience, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Taschek
ISBN: 9780826344038 0826344038
OCLC Number: 191258477
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 94 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Chock-full of bats: Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico --
Beginning of bats --
Life as a bat --
Attack of the vampire bats! --
Inthe rain forest or under a bridge: bats' worldwide importance --
Bats on the big screen and other imaginary bats --
Building a bat cave: bringing bats home.
Series Title: Worlds of wonder.
Responsibility: Karen Taschek.
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Introduces young readers to the complicated and fascinating world of bats, both in their natural habitats and in the human imagination. This book addresses echolocation, vocalization, migration  Read more...

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