The Bat Scientists

Carson, Mary Kay (Book - 2010)
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The Bat Scientists

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Dr. Merlin Tuttle and his colleagues at Bat Conservation International aren'tnbsp;scared of bats. These bat crusaders are fascinated by them, with good reason.nbsp;Bats fly the night skies innbsp;nearly every part of thenbsp;world, but they are the least studied of all mammals. As the major predator of night-flying insects, bats eat manynbsp;pests. Unfortunately bats are facing many problems, including a terrifying new disease. White-nose Syndrome is infecting and killing millions of hibernating bats in North America. But Dr. Tuttle, with the help of his fellow bat scientists arenbsp;innbsp;the trenches--and caves--on the front line of the fight to save their beloved bats.
Authors: Carson, Mary Kay
Title: The bat scientists
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010.
Characteristics: 79 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 x 29 cm.
Local Note: 15 29 53 73 74 76 80 118 143 148 167 188 198 210 211 226 231 250
ISBN: 9780547199566
Statement of Responsibility: Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman
Subject Headings: Mammalogists Juvenile literature. Bats Research Juvenile literature.
Topical Term: Mammalogists
LCCN: 2010006767
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Learn more about the amazing, misunderstood creatures of the night- bats! Follow bat scientists as they study and try to protect these essential and endangered inhabitants of our earth's ecosystems. Spectacular photos abound in this book for readers 8 and up.

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