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Valiant Efforts Being Made to Abate White Nose Syndrome in Bats

White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a serious and deadly disease that affects species of hibernating bats. Millions of bat populations have already been wiped out due to this deathly syndrome, which is immensely sad considering the high ecological and economic importance … Continue reading

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Why Should We Care About White Nose Syndrome in Bats?

Bats are misperceived by most. What is typically thought of as a pest, is actually a mammal with a vital role in our surrounding environments. Bats should be protected and preserved to the best of our abilities, and for many … Continue reading

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Northern Long-Eared Bats are on the U.S. Threatened Species List

Under the endangered species act, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service added the Northern Long-Eared Bat to the list of threatened species in our country. The ruling when into effect in May of this year. The difference between “threatened” … 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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