Endangered Bats

Endangered Bats

by Bobbie Kalman, Kristina Lundblad


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People often treat bats in thoughtless ways by disturbing their colonies in caves and other places where bats make roosts. This amazing new book gives a close up view of these magnificent mammals and helps children understand why bats should be protected. Clear text and astonishing photographs help explain
• how a bat's body works
• what a nursery colony is
• how bat habitats are being destroyed
• how people are working to help bats

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778719120
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Series: Earth's Endangered Animals Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Endangered bats4
What are bats?6
Two groups of bats8
Bat body basics10
Bats around the world12
Resting in the roost14
Growing and changing16
What do bats eat?18
Surviving the cold20
Habitat loss22
Pesticides and pollution24
Do not disturb!26
Working to save bats28
Bat watching30
Glossary and Index32

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