One Bat, 2 Bats
Author : Richard V. Sr. Newton
Publisher : Tate Publishing
Release :2007-07-01
Total pages :31
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781598868661

"...tells the true story of an eight-year-old boy whose cat catches a bat and brings it into the house..." -- back cover.

Book 2, Karena the Fairy and the Bat Colony
Author : Mary Mc Shane
Publisher : iUniverse
Release :2011-11-01
Total pages :344
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1462052967

Karena the Fairy and the Bat Colony In this second installment of the Karena the Fairy trilogy join Karena, Michael and Anna as they venture into the icy forest in search of the witches of Slevfoy. A perilous journey leads them to an underground bat colony. Karena the Fairy and the Battle for Stackton In this final installment of the Karena the Fairy trilogy, we return to the bat colony and the town of Stackton. Join Karena, Anna, Michael and their new found friends to see if they can get the seasons to change in Stackton and return Karena to Adelida.

The Best Bat (Little Rhino #2)
Author : Ryan Howard,Krystle Howard
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release :2015-03-31
Total pages :112
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780545674959

A new chapter book series from Major League Baseball's 2006 National League MVP, Ryan Howard! Little Rhino is so excited for his team, The Mustangs, to play their first baseball game. They've been having some good practices. The team is starting to come together. Grandpa James even bought Little Rhino a new bat to use. In the last practice, Little Rhino's bat goes missing. He's convinced that Dylan, the bully on his team, is the one who took it. But Little Rhino learns quickly that he can't blame someone without any proof. Will Little Rhino find out who took his bat before the first game? From Major League Baseball superstar Ryan Howard and his wife, Krystle Howard, a former elementary school teacher, this exciting new series is a fun read for sports and book fans alike!

Bat Roosts in Trees
Author : Bat Tree Habitat Key
Publisher : Pelagic Publishing Ltd
Release :2018-11-19
Total pages :264
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781784271640

This is a guide to finding tree-roosts. It is the result of the collaborative efforts of professional surveyors and amateur naturalists across Europe as part of the Bat Tree Habitat Key project, and represents a combination of firsts: It is the first time legislation and planning policy have been reviewed and put to practical use to define an analysis framework with clearly identifiable thresholds for action. Yet, despite its efficacy in a professional context, it is also the first time a guide has been produced that is equally effective in achieving its objective for amateurs. It is the first time such a method has been evidence-supported throughout, with summary reviews of each aspect of the roosting ecology of the individual 14 tree-roosting species, with illustrative photographs and data to which the reader has open access. It is the first time a repeatable analysis framework has been defined against which the surveyor may compare their results at every stage, from the desk-study, through ground-truthing, survey and analysis, thereby ensuring nothing is overlooked and that every result can be objectively compared. The survey and analysis framework itself is ground-breaking in that it may readily be adapted for any taxa; from moths, through amphibians, reptiles, birds and all other mammals. Used diligently, these methods will reward disproportionately and imbue the reader with renewed confidence as they quickly progress from beginner to competency. Thus, this book is for everyone who has ever wanted to find a tree-roost, or to safeguard against inadvertently damaging one.

The Baseball Bat
Author : Stephen M. Bratkovich
Publisher : McFarland
Release :2020-08-09
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781476679280

Why do modern-day sluggers like Aaron Judge prefer maple bats over the traditional ash bats swung by Ted Williams and others? Why did the surge of broken bats in the early 21st century create a crisis for Major League Baseball and what steps were taken to address the issue? Are different woods being considered by players and manufacturers? Do insects, disease and climate change pose a problem long-term? These and other questions are answered in this exhaustive examination of the history and future of wooden bats, written for both lifelong baseball fans and curious newcomers.

Bat Bomb
Author : Jack Couffer
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Release :2010-07-05
Total pages :284
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780292773226

It was a crazy way to win World War II in the Pacific— All the United States had to do was to attach small incendiary bombs to millions of bats and release them over Japan's major cities. As the bats went to roost, a million fires would flare up in remote crannies of the wood and paper buildings common throughout Japan. When their cities were reduced to ashes, the Japanese would surely capitulate... The plan made sense to a handful of eccentric promoters and researchers, who convinced top military brass and even President Roosevelt to back the scheme. It might have worked, except that another secret weapon—something to do with atoms—was chosen to end the war. Told here by the youngest member of the team, this is the story of the bat bomb project, or Project X-Ray, as it was officially known. In scenes worthy of a Capra or Hawks comedy, Jack Couffer recounts the unorthodox experiments carried out in the secrecy of Bandera, Texas; Carlsbad, New Mexico; and El Centro, California, in 1942-1943 by "Doc" Adams' private army. This oddball cast of characters included an eccentric inventor, a distinguished Harvard scientist, a biologist with a chip on his shoulder, a movie star, a Texas guano collector, a crusty Marine Corps colonel, a Maine lobster fisherman, an ex-mobster, and a tiger. Not to be defeated by minor logistical hurdles, the bat bomb researchers risked life and limb to explore uncharted bat caves and "recruit" thousands of bats to serve their country. Through months of personality conflicts, military snafus, and technical failures the team pressed on, certain that bats could end the war with Japan. And they might have—in their first airborne test, the bat bombers burned an entire brand-new military airfield to the ground. For everyone who relishes true tales of action and adventure, Bat Bomb is a must-read. Bat enthusiasts will also discover the beginnings of the scientific study of bats.

A Boy Called Bat
Author : Elana K. Arnold
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release :2017-03-14
Total pages :208
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780062445841

The first book in a funny, heartfelt, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum, from acclaimed author Elana K. Arnold and with illustrations by Charles Santoso. For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises—some of them good, some not so good. Today, though, is a good-surprise day. Bat’s mom, a veterinarian, has brought home a baby skunk, which she needs to take care of until she can hand him over to a wild-animal shelter. But the minute Bat meets the kit, he knows they belong together. And he’s got one month to show his mom that a baby skunk might just make a pretty terrific pet. "This sweet and thoughtful novel chronicles Bat’s experiences and challenges at school with friends and teachers and at home with his sister and divorced parents. Approachable for younger or reluctant readers while still delivering a powerful and thoughtful story" (from the review by, which named A Boy Called Bat a best book of 2017).

Summer Roost-tree Selection by a Male Indiana Bat on the Fernow Experimental Forest
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :2002
Total pages :7
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : MINN:31951D029748179

The Bat House Builder's Handbook
Author : Merlin D. Tuttle,Mark Kiser,Selena Kiser
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Release :2005-03-01
Total pages :34
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0974237914

Since 1994, this handbook has been the definitive source for bat house information. This new edition updates the original bat house plans and includes a new "rocket box" design, along with mounting suggestions, tips for experimentation, and more.

Action Plan for the Conservation of the Greater Horseshoe Bat in Europe (Rhinolophus Ferrumequinum)
Author : Roger Ransome,Anthony Michael Hutson,Council of Europe
Publisher : Council of Europe
Release :2000-01-01
Total pages :53
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9287143595

This publication results from a request by the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention for action plans to be drawn up for the conservation of two bat species as a contribution to the Euro-Species Programme. (The second action plan concerns the Pond bat (Myotis Dasycneme)). The greater horseshoe bat is widespread in Europe with major declines in its population recorded this century. Both roosts and foraging habitats are threatened. Action has been taken in many of the countries that this bat inhabits and this has at least, stabilised populations. Further conservation plans may vary between the current centres of population and areas of depleted or extinct populations. This action plan gives detailed background to the current knowledge of the status and ecology of the pond bat and how this relates to threats to the species. The plan includes detailed objectives, points for further discussion and possible mechanisms for implementation of the action plan.