Bats around the world
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Special thanks to:
Placement of authors: UNV Online Volunteers, www.onlinevolunteering.org
Species distribution maps: IUCN Red List, www.iucnredlist.org
Bat sounds: Bat Conservation Trust, www.bats.org.uk
Scientific support and revision: Dr. Luis F. Aguirre, Dr. Jakob Fahr, Chao-Lung Hsu, Dr. Wanda Markotter, Tine Meyer-Cords (EUROBATS Secretariat), Rob Mies, Dr. Vikash Tatayah, Prof. Peter John Taylor.
Rodrigo A. Medellín, Ambassador of the Year of the Bat 2011-2012
Nick Edards and Kath Potgieter, authors and Felix Donkor and Thomas Ulrich, content research.
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