A comparison of the bat fauna between a primary and fragmented secondary forest in Peninsular Malaysia

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Abstract

The bat faunas of a primary lowland dipterocarp and fragmented secondary forest were compared. The primary forest had a significantly greater number of species and of individuals. Logging had a detrimental effect on bats. Forests provided the bats with food and roosting sites. -from Author

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-206
Number of pages6
JournalMammalia
Volume57
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1993

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A comparison of the bat fauna between a primary and fragmented secondary forest in Peninsular Malaysia. / Mukhtar Ahmad, Zubaid Akbar.

In: Mammalia, Vol. 57, No. 2, 1993, p. 201-206.

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