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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 25.2 December 2013

Bat detectors: past, present and future

By - Kate Barlow, Dean Waters

It is perhaps inevitable that the invention of the bat detector and the discovery of bat echolocation should occur at the same time. In 1938 Donal Griffin, a biologist studying the migration of bats, visited the Harvard lab of the physicist George Pierce, a wonderful account of which is given in Griffin (1958). 

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist