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British Bats By John D. Altringham,

  • Title: British Bats
  • Author: John D. Altringham
  • ISBN: 9780002201476
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback
  • Another volume in the New Naturalist series, this book is a comprehensive account of the natural history of British bats, from their origins and evolution to their feeding habits and reproduction Bats are arguably the most successful and diverse mammals ever to evolve In Britain, one in three of our native land mammals is a bat Their ecology and behaviour is fascinatingAnother volume in the New Naturalist series, this book is a comprehensive account of the natural history of British bats, from their origins and evolution to their feeding habits and reproduction Bats are arguably the most successful and diverse mammals ever to evolve In Britain, one in three of our native land mammals is a bat Their ecology and behaviour is fascinating Few mammals live closer to humans in fact many species roost unnoticed in our homes, and some are now almost entirely dependent on man made structures for their survival Bats are the only mammals capable of powered flight They are also one of just two groups which have a sophisticated echolocation system the other being the dolphins and their relatives In this book, John Altringham discusses all the different aspects of the natural history of bats He also discusses the threats to the survival of bats, and how we are working to conserve them Finally, he gives an account of how to watch and study bats in the wild.
    British Bats Another volume in the New Naturalist series this book is a comprehensive account of the natural history of British bats from their origins and evolution to their feeding habits and reproduction Bats

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    1. Although I wanted a in depth read about bats this book was a good refresher The book discusses and explores the history of bats and humans, their evolution, biology and ecology, British bats by species, conservation and how to go about observing and sudying our flying mammalian friends.If you are new to bats or know the basics about them this is an excellent book to send you further on your way The writing style is clear and concise making the book easy to read even when tackling the subject of [...]

    2. A very well written book, packed with interesting information on British Bats, their biology, habits, habitats and conservation A shame this book is so collectable as it tends to be very expensive to purchase copies I borrowed a copy from my local library but would be a wonderful book to own for reference.Highly recommended to anyone interested in learning about bats.

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