Bats in the Anthropocene: Conservation of Bats in a Changing World
by Christian C. Voigt, Tigga Kingston
Publisher: Springer 2016
Number of pages: 601
This book focuses on central themes related to the conservation of bats. It details their response to land-use change and management practices, intensified urbanization and roost disturbance and loss. Increasing interactions between humans and bats as a result of hunting, disease relationships, occupation of human dwellings, and conflict over fruit crops are explored in depth.
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