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White Nose Syndrome Update #3

In this, the final part of our three part series on bats in Pennsylvania, we’ll process a couple of bats that we trapped out of a cave in Luzerne County to take a look at what effects white nose syndrome is having on them. 16 more words

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Bat-killing fungus spreads west to Oklahoma

Are western bats at risk?

Staff Report

FRISCO — A bat-killing fungal disease that has wiped out millions of the winged mammals has spread west into Oklahoma, reinforcing concerns that bats across the country are at risk from white-nose syndrome. 378 more words

Environment

Researchers release bats treated for White-nose Syndrome

USDA Forest Service scientists, collaborators, and supporters gathered at Mark Twain Cave Complex in Hannibal, Mo., on Tuesday evening to express cautious optimism about a possible treatment for White-nose Syndrome (WNS). 554 more words

Science

Female Big Brown Bats Forming Maternity Roosts

Big Brown Bats have emerged from hibernation and have been active for several weeks. It is in the spring that a female Big Brown Bat becomes fertilized with sperm she has stored in her uterus over the winter. 111 more words

Mammals

Microbes of the Earth!

As a humans, we tend to focus on microbes that live in and on human bodies. I wanted to write about some of the amazing things we are discovering about the microbes that live on the skin of the Planet Earth. 363 more words

Blogging

Bat Trapping with the Pennsylvania Game Commission

Here’s part two of a three part series looking at Pennsylvania’s bat population and the effect that white nose syndrome is having on it. 19 more words

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