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The Resource Bats : a world of science and mystery, M. Brock Fenton, Nancy B. Simmons

Bats : a world of science and mystery, M. Brock Fenton, Nancy B. Simmons

Label
Bats : a world of science and mystery
Title
Bats
Title remainder
a world of science and mystery
Statement of responsibility
M. Brock Fenton, Nancy B. Simmons
Title variation
World of science and mystery
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fenton, M. Brock
Dewey number
599.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QL737.C5
  • QL737.C5
LC item number
  • F445 2014
  • F445 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Simmons, Nancy B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bats
  • Bats
Label
Bats : a world of science and mystery, M. Brock Fenton, Nancy B. Simmons
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Peter N. Névraumont book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-286) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
It's a bat! -- Ancient bats -- Taking off -- Echolocation : how bats see with sound. Introduction ; Sounds and echoes ; Timing ; Signal strength ; Self-deafening ; Morphology and echolocation ; The unexpected ; Box 1. other echolocators ; Box 2. Bat detectors -- What bats eat . Introduction ; Skulls, jaws and teeth ; DNA barcoding ; Classifying bats by their diets ; Energetic realities and food consumption ; Hoary bats, a case study ; The impact of energy on diet ; Foraging and eating behavior ; Digestion and food passage ; Bats and pest control ; Bats and mosquitoes ; Limitations on bats' diets -- Where bats hang out. Bats and their nests ; The roost needs of bats ; Sites used as roosts by bats ; Hollows ; Foliage ; Crevices ; Specialized ; Bats making roosts ; Some consequences ... HN3 O2 ; Hibernation ; Box 6.1 bat boxes and bat houses ; Box 6.2 ectoparasites of bats -- Life histories of bats. Old bats ; Reproduction ; Implantation ; Pregnancy ; Birth ; Lactation ; Growth after birth ; Delays to get the timing right ; Big brown bats ; Vulnerabilities of bats ; Bat-eating bats -- Behavior of bats. What is a colony of bats? ; Bat one roost? ; Activity patterns of bats ; Swarming behavior ; Signals of bats ; Olfactory signals ; Bat-to-bat acoustic signals ; Roosts ; Air traffic control ; Acoustic, olfactory, and visual signals ; Mother-young behavior ; Territorial bats ; Social systems around reproduction in bats ; Learning by bats ; Migrations of bats -- Bats and diseases ; WNS White-Nosed Syndrome ; Transfer of disease-causing organisms from bats to humans ; Bat bites ; Bat bites and rabies ; Other lyssaviruses ; Other viruses ; Bats and diseases of humans ; Risk management -- Bats and people. Bats in art ; Bats as symbols ; Bats on coins and stamps ; Bats and the military ; Bats in heraldry ; Myths about bats ; Vampires -- Conservation of bats -- What's next in bats?
Control code
sky259264868
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780226065120
Lccn
2014010720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Label
Bats : a world of science and mystery, M. Brock Fenton, Nancy B. Simmons
Publication
Note
"A Peter N. Névraumont book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-286) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
It's a bat! -- Ancient bats -- Taking off -- Echolocation : how bats see with sound. Introduction ; Sounds and echoes ; Timing ; Signal strength ; Self-deafening ; Morphology and echolocation ; The unexpected ; Box 1. other echolocators ; Box 2. Bat detectors -- What bats eat . Introduction ; Skulls, jaws and teeth ; DNA barcoding ; Classifying bats by their diets ; Energetic realities and food consumption ; Hoary bats, a case study ; The impact of energy on diet ; Foraging and eating behavior ; Digestion and food passage ; Bats and pest control ; Bats and mosquitoes ; Limitations on bats' diets -- Where bats hang out. Bats and their nests ; The roost needs of bats ; Sites used as roosts by bats ; Hollows ; Foliage ; Crevices ; Specialized ; Bats making roosts ; Some consequences ... HN3 O2 ; Hibernation ; Box 6.1 bat boxes and bat houses ; Box 6.2 ectoparasites of bats -- Life histories of bats. Old bats ; Reproduction ; Implantation ; Pregnancy ; Birth ; Lactation ; Growth after birth ; Delays to get the timing right ; Big brown bats ; Vulnerabilities of bats ; Bat-eating bats -- Behavior of bats. What is a colony of bats? ; Bat one roost? ; Activity patterns of bats ; Swarming behavior ; Signals of bats ; Olfactory signals ; Bat-to-bat acoustic signals ; Roosts ; Air traffic control ; Acoustic, olfactory, and visual signals ; Mother-young behavior ; Territorial bats ; Social systems around reproduction in bats ; Learning by bats ; Migrations of bats -- Bats and diseases ; WNS White-Nosed Syndrome ; Transfer of disease-causing organisms from bats to humans ; Bat bites ; Bat bites and rabies ; Other lyssaviruses ; Other viruses ; Bats and diseases of humans ; Risk management -- Bats and people. Bats in art ; Bats as symbols ; Bats on coins and stamps ; Bats and the military ; Bats in heraldry ; Myths about bats ; Vampires -- Conservation of bats -- What's next in bats?
Control code
sky259264868
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780226065120
Lccn
2014010720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps

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