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Author French, Barbara A. Schmidt.

Title Do bats drink blood? [electronic resource] : fascinating answers to questions about bats / Barbara A. Schmidt-French and Carol A. Butler.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 155 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Series Animal Q & A : fascinating answers to questions about animals
Animal Q & A.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-147) and index.
Contents Bat basics -- Bat bodies -- Bat life -- Bat behavior -- Bat love -- Dangers and defenses -- Bats and people.
Summary Highly beneficial animals, bats are critical to global ecological, economic, and publichealth. Do Bats Drink Blood? illuminates the role bats play in the ecosystem, their complex social behavior, and how they glide through the night sky using their acute hearingùecholocation skills that have helped in the development of navigational aids for the blind. Personal in voice with the perspective of a skilled bat researcher, this book includes rare color and black and white photographs and explores wideranging topics as well as common questions people have about bats, providing a trove.
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Subject Bats -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Miscellanea.
Added Author Butler, Carol A., 1943-
Other Form: Print version: French, Barbara A. Schmidt. Do bats drink blood? New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009 9780813545882 (DLC) 2008048065 (OCoLC)270231683
ISBN 9780813548401 electronic bk.
0813548403 electronic bk.
9780813545875 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0813545870 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780813545882 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0813545889 (pbk. ; alk. paper)