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By Theodore Fleming,Harry W. Greene

The euphoria of discovery is the single motivation many scientists desire for learning nature and its secrets and techniques. but euphoria is never expressed in medical courses. This booklet, a private account of greater than thirty years of fieldwork through one of many world’s prime bat biologists, splendidly conveys the joys of medical discovery. Theodore Fleming’s paintings to record the lives and ecological significance of plant-visiting bats has taken him to the tropical forests of Panama, Costa Rica, and Australia, and to the plush Sonoran barren region of northwest Mexico and Arizona. This booklet tells the tale of his interesting profession and recounts his many adventures within the field.

Fleming weaves autobiographical reflections including info at the normal historical past and ecology of bats and describes many different animals and crops he has encountered. His booklet information the stresses and rewards of lifestyles in clinical box camps, offers images of in demand biologists comparable to Dan Janzen and Peter Raven, and strains the improvement of contemporary tropical biology. A witness to the destruction and improvement of a few of the forests he has visited all through his profession, Fleming makes a passionate plea for the conservation of those wild places.

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