This book has something for everyone, from casual seekers of fascinating eye candy to professional scientists interested in the latest discoveries. Without losing sight of how mysterious bats remain despite decades of research, the authors deftly introduce readers to bats and the people who study them. The book is nice to look at, easy to understand, and interesting in many ways. These stories stick in the reader's memory long after being read—a sign of great scientific communication.
Review info: Bats: A world of science and mystery. By M. Brock Fenton, Nancy B. Simmons (Eds.), 2015. ISBN 978-0226065120, 240 pp.
- Digital Object Identifier: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.10.005
- Source: USGS Publications Warehouse (indexId: 70159483)