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Author Tuttle, Merlin.

Title The secret lives of bats : my adventures with the world's most misunderstood mammals / Merlin Tuttle.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  599.4 TUTTLE    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  599.4 TUTTLE    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  599.4 TUTTLE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  599.4 T88    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  599.4 TUTTLE    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  599.4 TUT    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 271 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [252]-263) and index.
Contents Teenage discoveries -- Saving the gray myotis -- Tracking bat nightlife -- Investigating vampire bats -- Bats through a camera's eye -- Discovering frog-eating bats -- Finding America's most elusive bats -- Cacti that compete for bats -- Free-tailed bat caves and pest control -- African adventures -- Bat-loving monks, tigers, and poachers -- Mysteries of bat-guiding flowers -- Bat foresters -- Fruit grower complaints -- A national park for bats -- Epilogue: Hope for the future.
Summary An ecologist, conservationist, and wildlife photographer explains why bats are misunderstood, discussing their high intelligence, social order, and benefits to agriculture.
Subject Bats.
Bats -- Research -- Anecdotes.
Tuttle, Merlin D.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
ISBN 9780544382275 (hardcover)
0544382277 (hardcover)
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