Vampire BatsBook - 1996
This book introduces young readers to vampire bats, the blood-eating bats from the family Phyllostomidae. Easy-to-read text examines vampire bats' biology, sizes, behaviors, and dietary needs, and reproduction and pup development are introduced. An anatomy diagram helps readers identify body parts and an echolocation diagram shows how these sanguivorous bats locate prey! Also covered is the bats' habitat, and a detailed map shows where in the world the bats live. Readers will learn about threats to the bats such as hunting and predation. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young chiropterologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : Abdo & Daughters ; Minneapolis, Minn. : Distributed by Rockbottom Books, c1996.
Characteristics: 24 pages :,illustrations (some color), map ;,21 cm.