This book introduces young readers to the wrinkle-faced bat, the rare fruit-eating bat from the family Phyllostomidae. Easy-to-read text examines the wrinkle-faced bat's biology, size, behavior, and dietary needs, and reproduction and pup development are introduced. An anatomy diagram helps readers identify body parts. Also covered is the bat's habitat, and a detailed map shows where in the world it lives! Readers will learn about threats to the bat including environmental issues and predation. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young chiropterologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.Babies Most bats have just one baby each year. Some species can have one baby in the spring and another during the rainy season. Wrinkle-faced bats reproduce once or twice a year. The female has one baby each time. The baby bat isanbsp;...
|Author||:||Tamara L. Britton|
|Publisher||:||ABDO - 2010-09-01|