Bats of Papua New Guinea
Distributed for Conservation International
Bats of Papua New Guinea is a handy, portable field guide to these fascinating flying mammals, which play crucial ecological roles as pollinators, seed dispersers, and insect predators. Accessible to amateur naturalists and scientists alike, this guide contains more than 60 color illustrations, line drawings, and maps. Detailed descriptions for each species provide information on field identification, geographic range, natural history (ecology, behavior, physiology), and conservation status. Each entry also gives a complete list of the places where the bat has been found in Papua New Guinea, as well as a list of the bats examined by the author and standard measurements recorded from them.