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  • A biologist wearing gloves extends a bats wings which shows signs of white fungus.
    Bat with white nose syndrome symptoms. Photo by Sue Cameron, USFWS

    White nose syndrome, a fatal bat condition, spreads

    May 8, 2009 | 3 minute read

    Transcript Good morning and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. This week, we’ll look at a mysterious condition killing thousands of bats in the Northeast that biologists hope to keep from spreading to the Southern Appalachians. Last winter, biologists found several thousand dead bats in caves around Albany, New York. A majority of the dead bats had a white fungal growth on their noses, giving the condition the name white nose syndrome.  Learn more...

  • A small bat with white powder around its nose covered in tiny water droplets.
    Little brown bat with white-nose syndrome. Photo by Jonathan Mays, ME Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

    White nose syndrome strikes bats in the Northeast

    October 5, 2008 | 3 minute read

    Transcript Good morning and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. This week, we’ll look at a mysterious condition killing thousands of bats in the Northeast that biologists hope to keep from spreading to the Southern Appalachians. Last winter, biologists found several thousand dead bats in caves around Albany, New York. A majority of the dead bats had a white fungal growth on their noses, giving the condition the name white nose syndrome.  Learn more...

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