The case of the vanishing little brown bats : a scientific mystery / Sandra Markle
Book | Millbrook Press | 2015

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Description
48 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Note
Includes index.
Contents
It's a mystery -- Bats in trouble! -- What is killing the bats? -- Bat killer found -- The race is on -- Will the future be safe for bats? -- Author's note -- Little brown bats are amazing! -- Help your local bats -- Global efforts to help -- Glossary -- Digging deeper.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
This informative title sheds light on a mystery of nature: how little brown bats, nature's insect eaters, are mysteriously dying in their caves during hibernation. Each chapter takes readers into the problems that plague this endangered member of our ecosystem, describing how teams of scientists examined how "white-nose syndrome," caused by a fungus called Pd, is infecting the brown bat population. Scientists have searched different caves and mines in the eastern United States and discovered that Pd affects bats by damaging their wings. Since this discovery, they have been exploring ways to change the conditions so that these small mammals can survive hibernation. The text is written in a clear tone, providing information on the plight of the bats in an accessible style. The book integrates textual and visual information well, and strong back matter allows students to do additional research. An excellent work that will enlighten readers about a growing problem in the natural world.
Study Program
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.3 1.0 166373.
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ISBN
9781467714631 (library binding : alkaline paper)
1467714631 (library binding : alkaline paper)
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