Daily Archives: May 22, 2015

New Remedy For Bats With White-nose Syndrome

little-brown-bat-US Fish and Wildlife“Scientists have successfully treated and released dozens of bats that had white-nose syndrome, an invasive fungal epidemic that’s wiping out some of North America’s most important insect-eaters. The fungal epidemic has killed about 6 million bats in 26 U.S. states and five Canadian provinces since 2006, pushing several species near the brink of extinction.”

Read more by Russell McLendon on Mother Nature Network here.