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    Yellowstone

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Bat References

These are important publications about this resource. The list may include academic publications, government publications, management documents that inform the decision-making process at parks and protected areas, or links to websites that provide additional information relevant to the topic. Click on highlighted links to access copies of the listed document.

 

Adams, R. A. 2003. Bats of the Rocky Mountain West: natural history, ecology, and conservation. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado.

Altringham, J.D. 1996. Bats: biology and behavior. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bogan, M.A., and K. Geluso. 1999. Bat roosts and historic structures on National Park Service lands in the Rocky Mountain Region. Final report submitted to the National Park Service, Denver, CO. USGS Midcontinent Ecological Science Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

Fenton, M.B., and R.M.R. Barclay. 1980. Myotis lucifigus. Mammalian Species Publication No. 142. American Society of Mammalogists. 142:1–8.

Keinath, D.A. 2007. Yellowstone's world of bats: Taking inventory of Yellowstone's night life. Yellowstone Science 15(3):3–13. (1.3 MB pdf)

Did You Know?

Bear Cubs

Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.