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The story has the markings of the old Disney fairy tale when the charming prince wakes Princess Aurora from a magically induced coma after she pricks her finger on the spindle of an enchanted spinning wheel. 108 more words
Spread of snake fungal disease mirrors bat-killing white-nose syndrome
U.S. Geological Survey scientists said they’ve identified the fungus that’s been taking a toll on snake populations in parts of the U.S. 453 more words
White-nose syndrome (WNS), a bat disease caused by the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans, has killed millions of bats in North America and is still spreading. Scientists are doing a lot of research into the disease and the fungus causing it, but a lot is still unknown. 216 more words
The fungus known to cause white-nose syndrome (WNS) in hibernating bats, a disease that has decimated bat populations in the United States and Canada, was recently discovered for the first time in Nebraska. 432 more words
Great article from National Geographic about a very misunderstood, feared and attacked animal.
Some snippets: 321 more words