Texas, home to the world's largest remaining bat cave, Bracken Cave, has the most diverse bat fauna of any state. Texas hosts all four families of bats occurring in the United States and thirty-two species of these fascinating mammals, which are capable of flight in complete darkness. Their intricate sonar system, which aids them in negotiating obstacles and locating prey, makes them the focus of sophisticated research and fantastic myth. Occurring in all the major ecological regions of the state, Texas' bat species include ...

The Bats of Texas 1991, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9780890964033

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The Bats of Texas 1991, Texas A&M University Press

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