Gone Batty

October 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/24/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 8, p2
The article offers information on the white-nose syndrome, a possible reason for the death of bats in several areas in the U.S. The syndrome is described as a condition in which bats get white fungus on their noses, wings and tails. First spotted in New York in 2007, the syndrome has since spread to other states. Other symptoms of the syndrome are observed on the bat's behavior including flying during daylight hours and coming out of hibernation during winter.


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