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Bat-killing fungus spreads to Texas

White-nose syndrome has killed 5.5 million bats so far

Staff Report

Read more about white-nose syndrome in the Summit Voice archives

A fungal pathogen that has wiped out bat populations across the eastern third of the U.S. 593 more words



Humpback Resurgence

Super-groups of humpback whales have been observed with increasing frequency during the past five years off South Africa’s Atlantic coast.

The species hadn’t normally been considered all that social, usually being found in pairs or small groups that congregated only briefly. 361 more words


'White-Nose Syndrome' Bat Disease Confirmed In 6 MN Counties

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a disease that has killed millions of bats in North America has been confirmed in six Minnesota counties. 262 more words


More preventative measures to stop bat disease from entering Okanagan

White-Nose Syndrome (WNS), a deadly and incurable bat disease, still hasn’t been reported in the Okanagan and Similkameen and a local group is pushing to make sure that remains the case. 243 more words


Fungal fiasco for furry flying friends

Because they are nocturnal, relatively quiet (to our ears), and in general, not very large, most people don’t realize how abundant and diverse bats are. Bats make up about 20% of all mammal species. 745 more words


Happy, Hope-y Book Birthday, BAT COUNT!

BAT COUNT — my debut picture book — is officially out TODAY!

I owe many thanks for help bringing this book into being: to supportive family, friends and colleagues; to the wonderful illustrator… 438 more words

Writing For Children

Endangered Indiana bats face twin threat from wind turbines and white-nose syndrome

Small hibernating bat colonies need protection to prevent extinction

Staff Report

Between collisions with wind turbines and deadly white-nose syndrome, endangered Indiana bats may not have much of a chance of recovering, according to a recently published… 346 more words