TITLE

Is it a bat or is it a monkey?

PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/11/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1816, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the latest data from researchers at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan that supports the classical view of a unified batdom. Two main sorts of bats; Theories suggesting they may be different; How this analysis grouped them together.
ACCESSION #
9205041418

 

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