Chapter 14. Insectivorous Bats

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Susan M. Barnard

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch14

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2008) Insectivorous Bats, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch14

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005

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Keywords:

  • bats;
  • United States;
  • insectivorous species;
  • hypodermic needles;
  • insectivorous pups

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • Record Keeping

  • Equipment

  • Criteria for Intervention

  • Initial Care

  • Formulas, Supplements, and Infant Growth

  • What to Feed Initially

  • Nursing Techniques

  • Frequency of Feeding and Amounts to Feed

  • Expected Weight Gain

  • Special Needs

  • Housing: Caging and Environment

  • Time to Weaning

  • Tips for Weaning from Formula Tosolid Food

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Release: Captive Versus Wild

  • Sources of Products Mentioned

  • References