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BATS Magazine

VOLUME 18, NO. 3 Summer 2000


On the Cover

Vol 18, No. 3- FALL 2000

African straw-colored flying foxes (Eidolon helvum) are found throughout forests and savannahs, and are important pollinators and seed dispersers for ecologically and economically important trees including the Iroko and the baobab. These bats form large colonies of up to one million individuals and roost in tall trees by day. At night, they fly out of the roosts in search of ripe fruits.

Cover Photo by Merlin D. Tuttle/ bci 118-6301

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All articles in this issue:
On the Cover
Ghana's Treetop Bats
The Media Blitz that Treatened Bats
Swamp Bats
Illinois Department of Natural Resources: Partners in Action
Join BCI in the East African Wilderness: A 2001 Field-Study Safari to Kenya
BCI Invites Award Nominations
Distinguished Service Award Presented to Fred Stabler
Progress in Australia
Live Action Bats on the Web
International Year of the Bat
Australasian Bat Conference Award
Student Scholarships Available
Cayman Follow-Up
BATS of the United States. 2000
New Scientific Advisors. 2000
New Editor of BATS Magazine
Masters of the Night
Wish List
The Art of Giving: Conservation-Style

Unless otherwise noted, all images are copyright ©Merlin D. Tuttle and/or ©Bat Conservation International