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Why Half of U.S. States Have a Deadly Bat-Killing Disease

White-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed 6 million American bats since 2006, was confirmed in two new U.S. states this week. Its arrival in Michigan and Wisconsin pushes the national tota…

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10 Scary Facts About Bats For Halloween

Happy Halloween! The swooping, black bat is a common symbol of this holiday, and many people are terrified by the thought of encountering a bat at night. Despite their spooky image, bats are far…

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The Threat of White Nose Syndrome

The US bat population is in crisis. Over the past seven years, as many as 6.7 million North American bats have succumbed to white nose syndrome, an illness caused by an invasive fungus that originated…

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10 Strange Animal Mating Rituals (Slideshow)

By The Nature Conservancy So you think you've had some strange dates? This Valentine's Day, The Nature Conservancy compiled the top 10 most bizarre examples of love in the wild. "Nature can get …

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