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Listening in the dark; the acoustic orientation of bats and men,

Author: Donald R Griffin
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Griffin
ISBN: 0486217140 9780486217147
OCLC Number: 1100435
Notes: Reprint, with a new pref., of the 1958 ed. published by Yale University Press, New Haven.
Description: xxvi, 413 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: The nature of bats --
Vital energetics and migrations --
The acoustic orientation of bats --
The voices of bats --
The hearing of bats --
Success and failure of bats' acoustic orientation --
The pursuit of insect prey --
Diversity of acoustic orientation in bats which feed on insects and fish --
Fruit bats and vampires --
From whales to water beetles --
Acoustic orientation in nocturnal birds --
Echolocation by the blind --
Artificial devices for human echolocation --
Artificial devices for human echolocation --
The acuity of echolocation --
The experimental naturalist in modern science.
Responsibility: by Donald R. Griffin.

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