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Bat-killing disease jumped from East to West

Genetic analysis has shown that the first West Coast case of white nose syndrome, a disease that’s killing millions of bats across America, was probably caused by a fungal strain that came from the eastern U.S. rather than from across … Continue reading

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Bat-killing disease make the leap to the West

Researchers are dismayed by the first-ever case of the bat-killing disease known as white nose syndrome in Washington state, more than 1,000 miles west of where it’s been detected before. The illness is linked to a fungus that’s primarily spread from bat to bat, but … Continue reading

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