The Race To Save Pennsylvania's Bats
January 23, 2012
Bats provide invaluable free pest control for our planet-- but now a deadly fungus is sweeping across the country and experts say it is North America's most devastating wildlife disease in history. It's called White Nose Syndrome and it has a nearly 100% mortality rate when it hits hibernating cave bats. The Race to Save Pennsylvania's Bats follows the biologists battling this deadly disease as it is spreading across our state and wiping out our bat population.
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