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Horseshoe bats by J. H. D. Hooper

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Published by Sunday Times .
Written in English


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Statementby J.H.D. Hooper.
SeriesAnimals of Britain -- no.2
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Open LibraryOL20820501M

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Get this from a library! Horseshoe bats. [Emily Raabe] -- An introduction to the appearance, behavior, and habitat of horseshoe bats, each of which has a . The Horseshoe Bat gets their name from the horseshoe shaped, leaf-like structures protruding from their nose. Not only do these leaf-like structures make the bat even cuter and more cuddly then other bats but they also serve a very valuable purpose. By now, we should all be aware that bats use echolocation to find their way (and food) at night. Horseshoe Bats of the World: (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) 1st Edition by G. Csorba (Author), P. Ujhelyi (Author), N. Thomas (Author) & ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Paperback. Horseshoe bats are divided into six subgenera and many species groups. The common ancestor of all horseshoe bats lived 34–40 million years ago. Horseshoe bats are found mostly in tropical or subtropical areas, including Africa, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Horseshoe bats are a source of disease. Several species are the source of SARS coronavirus.

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