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". . . an accurate and comprehensive guide to U.S. bats. My staff and I refer to this book frequently."--Nina Fascione, Executive Director of Bat Conservation International

(Nina Fascione Bat Conservation International 2011-05-01)

"...this new edition of the authoritative guide to bats in Texas will serve as the field guide and all-around reference of choice for amateur naturalists as well as mammalogists, wildlife biologists, and professional conservationists."--Ian "Birdbooker" Paulsen, Birdbooker Report

(Ian Paulson Birdbooker Report 2012-05-15)

“[This book is] an informative, updated book [where the] discussion actually ranges over most of the species found in this country and offers considerable insight into the natural history. This interesting, well-written book is beautifully illustrated, with a variety of full-color photographs. [It is] readily accessible to general readers [and] jargon is kept to a minimum. [The book is] a valuable reference source for anyone wanting to learn more about this intriguing, unique group of animals.”—D. A. Brass, Choice
(D. A. Brass Choice 2012-08-31)

"Another outstanding edition of the Texas A&M Nature Guides, it covers the latest studies, startling facts, details about bats' lives, classification keys and the latest nomenclature."--Bill Broyles, Southwest Books of the Year
(Bill Broyles Southwest Books of the Year 2013-01-04)

“Co-authors Loren Ammerman and Christine Hice team up with David Schmidly to produce the new edition of Bats of Texas. They build on the solid foundation of the first edition, originally published by Schmidly in 1991, and incorporate a vast amount of information that has come to light in the intervening 21 years. With its sturdy, flexible binding and identification keys, this book is perfect for taking into the field and its detailed species accounts, richly illustrated with 46 color photographs and 28 range maps, make it a useful desk reference for amateurs and professional biologists alike. They discuss any taxonomic or systematic changes or debated in the ‘Remarks’ subsection. To me, the most valuable aspect of the new edition is the expanded information on life history accompanying each species account. These sketches make the bats come alive and underscore how much has been learned about North American bats in the last 20 years. Bats of Texas is much more than a simple guide book. It is incredibly thorough, well researched, and scientific in tone, which may make it out of reach for young naturalists. However, because more than two-thirds of the species in the United States occur in the state, the book should have wide readership well beyond Texas.”—Cullen K. Geiselman, Bat Research News
(Cullen K. Geiselman Bat Research News 2013-01-28)

"The Bats of Texas...1991...was an excellent nature guide. Bats of Texas, published this year by the same press, is much better...[with] excellent drawings...There is also a website accompanying the book..."--Dick Heaberlin, Texas Books in Review
(Dick Heaberlin Texas Books in Review 2013-02-13)

About the Author


LOREN K. AMMERMAN is an associate professor of biology at Angelo State University. Her PhD in biology is from the University of Texas at Austin.
CHRISTINE L. HICE is a research assistant professor of biology at the University of New Mexico. She holds a PhD in zoology from Texas Tech University.
DAVID J. SCHMIDLY is a prominent Texas mammalogist and author of the first edition of Bats of Texas (Texas A&M University Press, 1991). He currently serves as president of the University of New Mexico and was formerly president of Texas Tech University and Oklahoma State University.



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Product Details

  • Series: W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series (Book 43)
  • Paperback: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Texas A&M University Press (April 25, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1603444769
  • ISBN-13: 978-1603444767
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 7.8 x 10.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,277,291 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Will Stewart on June 28, 2014
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For anyone wanting to learn about Texas bats, this is the book. Great photos and a large amount of supported information on each species. The 4-star rating is only so that laypersons will know to look elsewhere if they want a less technical format.
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