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About this book This comprehensive introduction to the biology of bats offers a summary of the large body of information about bats that the scientific community has amassed over the years. Contents 1. Functional Anatomy and Locomotion; 2. The Circulatory and Respiratory System; 3.
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Heat and Water Balance; 4. Diet, Digestion, and Energy Balance; 5. Central Nervous Systme; 6. Echolocation; 7. Vision, Olfaction, and Taste; 8. Reproduction and Development; 9. Ecology; By: Gerhard Neuweiler and Ellen Covey. Media reviews. Reviews functional anatomy, circulatory and respiratory systems, diet and digestion, aerodynamics, central nervous system, echolocation, vision, olfaction, reproduction and development, ecology, phylogeny, systematics, and more. Unusually comprehensive in its presentation of information. Suggested references listed at the end of each chapter. Well-suited as a textbook.
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Designs of Wings VII. Bats and Birds IX. Stages to Flight XIV. Icaronycteris index XV. Introduction II. Karyotypic Trends III. The Skull III. Axial Skeleton IV. Pectoral Girdle and Limb V. Pelvic Girdle and Limb VI. Aerodynamic Considerations III. The Wing-beat Cycle IV.