Media & Education
BATS Magazine

Volume 0, Issue 1, Winter 1983

Books of Interest

M. Brock Fenton

University of Toronto Press, 1983 165 pp., $25.00 (cloth), $9.95 (paper)
Dr. Brock Fenton has devoted a lifetime to studying bats worldwide. His informative introductory book, JUST BATS, includes numerous personal anecdotes, providing interesting insights for anyone who wishes to become better acquainted with the world of bats.

Arthur M. Greenhall

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 143, 1982, 33 pp., $4.50
HOUSE BAT MANAGEMENT dispels myths and provides sound advice on how to solve occasional nuisances caused by house bats. Chemical toxicants are shown to create worse problems than they are supposed to solve, and useful alternatives are explained. (Ava ilable from: U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.)

Thomas H. Kunz

Plenum Press, 1982, 425 pp., $49.50
In the ECOLOGY OF BATS, Dr. Thomas Kunz ". . . has brought together a fascinating collection of chapters by leading workers, providing the first unified scholarly treatment of the ecology and behavior of bats." This book is essential reading for all serious students of bat biology.

Ann Makool

Central Wisconsin Printing Co., 1983 20 pp., $3.50 (plus 75 cents postage)
BATTY'S UP is a delightfully informative story about a talking bat. Meant for children of all ages it is educational, enjoyable and easy to read. (Available from: Ann Makool, 4573 County Trunk A, Oregon, WI 53575.)

Greta Nilsson

Animal Welfare Institute, 1983. 245 pp., $5.00 (plus postage)
The ENDANGERED SPECIES HANDBOOK is very well organized, interesting and informative. Although it is especially intended for high school students and teachers, it is also a valuable resource for anyone interested in the conservation of endangered speci es, including bats. (Available from: Animal Welfare Institute, P.O. Box 3650, Washington, D.C. 20007.)

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