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By William Wimsatt

Biology of Bats, quantity I, examines many of the easy features regarding the anatomy, body structure, habit, and ecology of the bat. It covers the animal's evolution, in addition to karyology, bioeconomics, zoogeography, rules of category, and tactics and matters concerned about the care and administration of bats as learn topics within the laboratory.
Organized into 10 chapters, this quantity starts with a old evaluate of bat origins and evolution, karyotypic developments in bats, and the position of karyotypes in learning the biology of bats. It then discusses the bat skeletal and muscular platforms; flight styles and aerodynamics; prenatal and postnatal improvement; migration and homing; ecology and physiological ecology of bat hibernation; thermoregulation and metabolism; and the urinary process, together with gross anatomy and embryology, histophysiology, and renal body structure. It additionally appears to be like at morphological contrasts among the skulls and dentitions of alternative households and genera of bats.
This ebook will gain biologists, zoologists, lecturers, and others eager about the overall biology of Chiroptera.

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