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Fisherman Bats Tamara Britton

Fisherman Bats

Tamara Britton

Published September 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781616133917
Hardcover
24 pages
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This book introduces young readers to fisherman bats, the nocturnal fish-eating bats from the family Noctilionae that are also known as Bulldog bats. Easy-to-read text examines fisherman bats biology, sizes, behaviors, and dietary needs, andMoreThis book introduces young readers to fisherman bats, the nocturnal fish-eating bats from the family Noctilionae that are also known as Bulldog bats. Easy-to-read text examines fisherman bats biology, sizes, behaviors, and dietary needs, and reproduction and pup development are introduced. An anatomy diagram helps readers identify body parts, and an echolocation diagram shows how these fishing bats make a catch! Also covered is the bats habitat, and a detailed map shows where in the world the bats live. Readers will learn about threats to the bats including predation and environmental issues. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young chiropterologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.