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Published: 25 August 2011

352 Pages | Over 200 illustrations, plus an 8 page colour plate section


ISBN: 9780199207121

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From Evolution to Conservation

Second Edition

John D. Altringham

  • Written in an accessible style by an authority in the field
  • Builds on the reputation of the first edition, providing a fully revised, comprehensive, and affordable successor
  • Incorporates recent advances in the application of molecular research in ecology, behaviour, evolution, and population genetics
  • Includes a major new chapter on conservation
  • Puts bat studies into the wider context of mammalian evolution, diversity, ecology, and conservation
  • Includes a set of stunning colour plates of photographs of bats from around the world, and numerous attractive and detailed drawings

New to this Edition:

  • Updated throughout - 60% of the text is new and 35% of the illustrations
  • New chapters reflect major developments in the use of genetics, and major advances in our understanding of social behaviour, community ecology, macroecology, biogeography, and conservation
  • Includes a new 8 page colour plate section, with stunning photographs of bat species from around the world

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