Steve Parish Publishing, January 2009. 96 pages, Small octavo, paperback, colour photographs, maps.
Bats are an amazing group of animals being the only mammals to have mastered true powered flight, yet they remain some of the most misunderstood and persecuted creatures. Author Les Hall shares his expert knowledge in this comprehensive and authoritative book, which was awarded best Pocket Guide in the 2010 Whitley Awards for natural history publishing. This Wild Australia Guide features information on habitats, breeding, predators and threats, the benefits from bats, bat conservation as well as caring for injured or orphaned bats. It aims to dispel the negative myths about these remarkable and intelligent mammals and demonstrate how engaging and fascinating bats really are!