Biology News
The Weird and Wild Art of Joshua Tree - 7x7

Along with the steel beams are fanciful depictions of the desert region's flora and fauna. Harrison's desert retreat is, in itself, impressive: The straw bale structure has a large vaulted room ideal for playing and listening to music, and the getaway ...

Botany lovers - Mount Desert Islander

Mount Desert Islander
Some of the hardest working botany-lovers known to MDI “rocketed” through the work required for a successful plant sale. Successful it was, and for that, we thank Anne Kozak, Betty Massie, Charlotte Stetson, Cora Olgyay and Alan Rosenquist, Dawn ...

How Desert Advocates Are Trying to Protect the Landscape They Love - Pacific Standard

Pacific Standard
But such fees don't apply to land outside of the park and national monuments. Most wildlife corridors, desert tortoise habitats, and fragile flora exist without the monetary and symbolic protection that entry fees and institutional designation provide ...

Desert Bats

San Diego - United States

Includes color photos, scientific names, common names, description, behavior, range, habitats, and life cycle.

The Living Desert: Wildlife and Botanical Park, Palm Desert, California
United States

Devoted to desert habitats of the world. Web site has information on links about deserts.

United States

Essay exploring how bats became to be seen as spooky, scary, or dangerous. Discusses bats in the environment, conservation efforts, and some noteworthy factoids about the winged mammals.

All About Bats
United States

Pictures of bats, as well as a list of endangered species of bats in the U.S., and answers to some common questions about bats.

United States

Details and photos of the six families found in the region. Includes details of distribution and habitats.

Texas Bats
United States

Full checklist of 32 species, with links to detailed species accounts.

Fruit Bats
United States

Information on members of the family Pteropodidae, their adaptations, diet and behavior.

The Bats of Britain
United Kingdom

Photos and species accounts. Includes identification key.

United States

Introduction to the species, characteristics, distribution, and references. From the Tree of Life project.


Fact sheet about bats in Canada. Learn about bat flight, habitat, echolocation, geographic range, feeding and breeding habits, hibernation, and migration. From the Canadian Wildlife Service.

United States

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offers profiles of six endangered bat species in the U.S. along with general information about bat biology, behavior, and benefits to humans.