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Which Ailments Can a Person Contract From a Bat?

Wild bats are a highly beneficial species to have as a part of our ecosystem. They are magnificent creatures and the only mammals capable of true flight. They are truly amazing. On the other hand, bats, just like any other … Continue reading

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Bats Cause a Deadly Disease Called Fibrosing Mediastinitus

For many years, scientists and researchers have warned us about the dangers of bat guano. Bat droppings commonly grow a fungus called histoplasma Capsulatum that releases toxic, transmissible spores into the air. When breathed in, whether by humans or pets, … Continue reading

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White-Nose Syndrome is a Dangerous Disease in the Bat World

Bats are prone to various illnesses and diseases, just as all living creatures. But there is a disease that seems to only target cave-dwelling, hibernating bats. This disease is called White-Nose Syndrome (WNS) and it has killed thousands of bats. … Continue reading

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The Reality Among Bats and Rabies

Bats are stereotyped as rabies-infested creatures that attack humans and pass along disease and illnesses. These stereotypes are brought-on by movies, books, and old wives tales. In reality, bat populations are not nearly as infested with rabies as the general … Continue reading

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Bat Diseases

Bats can be dangerous to pets and humans. One of the main reasons why this is true has to do with the illnesses and infections that bats can pass along. Bats should be avoided at all costs in order to … Continue reading

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