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Bat Biodiversity in Tropical and Arid-Subtropical Regions of Pakistan

Arshad Javid

ISBN 10: 3659282782 / ISBN 13: 9783659282782
Published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
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Paperback. 192 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.4in.In most parts of the world people dislike bats. This attitude may be accredited to the fact that bats are tiny creatures and strange to humans both behaviorally and morphologically. Their physical appearance and aesthetic value does not evoke any biophilic response which normally is perceived for other animals having large size and neotenic features. The other factors that can appeal to humans such as similarity to humans, shape, type of locomotion, posture, surface texture, and color are also absent in bats. In Pakistan bats are considered loathsome and fearsome, which is the major hurdle in the conservation of these environment friendly creatures. Dr. Arshad Javid is amongst the few in Pakistan who are making efforts to create awareness among local masses about the ecological role of bats. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659282782

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Title: Bat Biodiversity in Tropical and ...

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Paperback

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In most parts of the world people dislike bats. This attitude may be accredited to the fact that bats are tiny creatures and strange to humans both behaviorally and morphologically. Their physical appearance and aesthetic value does not evoke any biophilic response which normally is perceived for other animals having large size and neotenic features. The other factors that can appeal to humans such as similarity to humans, shape, type of locomotion, posture, surface texture, and color are also absent in bats. In Pakistan bats are considered loathsome and fearsome, which is the major hurdle in the conservation of these environment friendly creatures. Dr. Arshad Javid is amongst the few in Pakistan who are making efforts to create awareness among local masses about the ecological role of bats.

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Dr. Arshad Javid is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Wildlife and Ecology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. He the first in the country who did his Ph. D. on bats of Pakistan which is the part of efforts to create awareness among local masses about these environment friendly creatures.

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