Bats of the World A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Gary L. Graham, Ph.D.; Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press



Trade Paperback

160 Pages



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Bats are some of the most intriguing—and ecologically important—animals on earth. In this handsomely illustrated guide, you will learn about:

· The natural history and evolution of bats

· Important identifying features

· Habitats, migration patterns, and common mating practices

· The status of various endangered bat species

Perfect for both experienced and novice bat watchers, this guide is an invaluable resource for understanding the significance of bats in our world.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative: containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.


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  • Gary L. Graham, Ph.D.; Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid

  • Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.