There are about 1000 species of bats in the world, and most are beneficial. A little brown bat, for example, can consume more than 600 mosquito-sized insects in an hour. 320 more words
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MOHAWK, Mich. (AP) – State officials say they’ve received the first reports this winter of Michigan bats dying from white-nose syndrome.
Dead bats have been found outside an abandoned copper mine near Mohawk in the Upper Peninsula’s Keweenaw County. 116 more words
Each week MNA gathers news from around Michigan and the country related to conservation and the environment. Here is a bit of what happened this week in environmental news: 285 more words
Researchers from the Czech Republic recently had a lucky break when they discovered not one but two new species of bacteria in bats that were emerging from hibernation in the Jeseníky Mountains in the north of the country. 669 more words