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Rick Adams

Rick Adams


School of Biological Sciences
Natural and Health Sciences

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One of the country's leading experts on bats. Specialist in the ecology and evolution of bats. His research involves the relationship of water resources to population and community ecology of Coloradan bats; the development and evolution of flight in bats based on investigations of bone development in prenatal fetuses and in juveniles as they learn to fly; and natural disasters (hurricanes and volcanoes) and their effect on island bat populations. Author of "Bats of the Rocky Mountain West: Natural History, Ecology, and Conservation."


Study of Bats