White Nose Syndrome Decimates Bat Populations in Northeastern USA
January 28, 2009 10:50 AM Subscribe
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Bats sleep upside down. They hang by their feet. They have little claws. They use echolocation to catch bugs. They are the only mammals that fly. They sleep during the day. They are dying
responsible for the characteristic "white nose" appearance has been identified, but the role of the fungus in the bats' pathology is unclear. The syndrome has spread to New Jersey'
s largest hibernacula (hibernation caves).