This guide helps identify and demystify the world of bats. Readers will learn about bats' position and role in the ecosystem – did you know there are over 1100 species of bats worldwide? This guide describes how bats evolved, their behavior, survival techniques and habitats around the world. With a focus on the 45 species found in North America, this guide describes what to do when encountering a bat in the wild and how we can all help conserve and protect these amazing creatures. Ideal for kids and their adults both. Created and printed in the USA.