How Bats See in the Dark


by Malcolm Penny, 21 pages


Item Number: 3451

This book for the blind is offered in Standard Grade 2, Uncontracted Grade 1, or Unified English Braille. What is Grade 2 Braille? Purchase in Unified English Braille

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Discusses how bats, with their poor vision, use echo-location - creating their own sounds and listening for echoes from nearby stationary objects and moving insects - to move about safely and hunt for food. Also describes physical features (such as specialized nose shapes and sensitive ears) which help in navigating without eyesight.

For ages 8 to 11.

Package Weight: about 11.4 ounces.

(From the Nature's Mysteries shelf.)