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Scientists Pin Down Cause of Disease Decimating Bat Populations in the Northeast

European Bats Seem Immune to Fungus Causing White Nose Syndrome in US Bats

The catastrophic decline of northeastern bat populations has been attributed to a fungus known as Geomyces destructans, according to a recent study published in the journal Nature. Known as White-nose syndrome, the disease causes lesions on the bats’ skin and a white…
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by: Phil Brown – November 21, 2011

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