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Bats take flight in seasonal spectacle

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Hundreds of thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats roost under a causeway in California. Our intrepid photographer shares some amazing photos from their nightly feeding. (Hundreds of thousands of Mexican free-tailed #bats roost under a causeway in CA.
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Fungal infection continues to torment local bat populations - Twinsburg Bulletin

Fungal infection continues to torment local bat populations - Twinsburg Bulletin | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Kenai Refuge is looking for bats - Kenai Peninsula Online

"Gross" is the response I often get from my mother when I talk about bats. Stories that make me smile usually make her cringe.
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Hikers spreading fungus that's killing Ohio bats - Columbus Dispatch

Hikers spreading fungus that's killing Ohio bats - Columbus Dispatch | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Ohio’s bat population has been decimated in recent years by a fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome. It appeared in Ohio in 2011 and has now been confirmed in 19 counties.
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SCSU science team working to save Connecticut's bats from extinction - New Haven Register

SCSU science team working to save Connecticut's bats from extinction - New Haven Register | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
NEW HAVEN >> Bats are dying by the millions, and there’s no sure way to stop the plague of white-nose syndrome that could cause major ecological change and even extinctions, say biologists at Southern...
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Briefly exposing animals to gases spewed by certain bacteria appears to cure ... - Science News for Students

Briefly exposing animals to gases spewed by certain bacteria appears to cure ... - Science News for Students | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Good news for bats. Those infected with white-nose syndrome may be cured by a brief exposure to fumes from therapeutic bacteria.
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Minding the gap: City bats won't fly through bright spaces - Phys.Org

Minding the gap: City bats won't fly through bright spaces - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have discovered that bats living in a city are less likely to move from tree to tree in brightly lit areas, according to research published online today (5th June 2015) in the journal Global Change Biology.
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Battle to preserve bats in the Black Hills continues - Washington Times

As a disease that has ravaged the population of the northern long-eared bat continues to spread throughout most of its habitat, scientists are looking at the Black Hills as the last bastion of hope for the species’ continued survival.
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Common Bacterium Cures Bats' White-nose Syndrome - Discovery News

Common Bacterium Cures Bats' White-nose Syndrome - Discovery News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A bacterium found in soil and used to make food flavorings has cured 150 bats of White-nose Syndrome. Continue reading →
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Bacteria Appears To Help Bats Fight Deadly White-Nose Syndrome - Popular Science

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Last week, a swarm of 150 bats was released near a cave complex in Hannibal, Missouri.
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To Save Birds And Bats, Create Wildlife Refuges In The Sky - Popular Science

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Plenty of birds, bats, and other flying creatures die every year either by slamming into buildings or getting hit by turbines and plane engines.
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AIDS Drug May Work Against Bat Disease - Discovery News

AIDS Drug May Work Against Bat Disease - Discovery News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Protease inhibitors may help in the fight against a deadly disease that's killing millions of bats.
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Bat Wings Harbor Special Sensory Cells - Live Science

Bat Wings Harbor Special Sensory Cells - Live Science | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat wings have built-in systems to rapidly detect airflow changes, enabling these flying mammals to perform aerial acrobatics.
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Canada Signs Agreement With US and Mexico To Protect Migratory Species

Canada Signs Agreement With US and Mexico To Protect Migratory Species | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat population is threatened due to loss of migration habitats.
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Little brown bats may become extinct if fungus spreads - FOX CT

Little brown bats may become extinct if fungus spreads - FOX CT | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
NEW HAVEN--If you want information on bats, go see Dr. Miranda Dunbar, the so-called bat lady. According to Dunbar, who is an assistant professor of biology at SCSU, white nose syndrome in bats "is...
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Connecticut's Endangered Bats Are Vanishing - CTNow

Connecticut's Endangered Bats Are Vanishing - CTNow | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Less than a decade ago, multitudes of northern long-eared bats flew around Connecticut and gobbled up insects.
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Midwest Bat Expert Explains the Importance Bats Play in Nature - MyStateline.com

Midwest Bat Expert Explains the Importance Bats Play in Nature - MyStateline.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Winnebago County - Syverson Dells Forest Preserve holding a live Bats Encounter with bat expert Rob Mies.
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Take The Bat Man, Dracula, And Tequila. Mix Well. - WBUR

Take The Bat Man, Dracula, And Tequila. Mix Well. - WBUR | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
How a famous biologist spent his career saving ‘the tequila bat’ and rectifying the image drawn in Bram Stoker’s classic story.
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Researchers may have treatment for white-nose syndrome in bats - The Southern

Researchers may have treatment for white-nose syndrome in bats - The Southern | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
CARBONDALE — Bat researcher Justin Boyles read with interest the news this past week indicating that a possible treatment has been found for the white-nose syndrome that is killing off
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Learning to Fly: Why Planes and Drones Could Take Their Next Cue From Bats - Forbes

Learning to Fly: Why Planes and Drones Could Take Their Next Cue From Bats - Forbes | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
VideoIt’s not a bird. It’s not a plane. It’s not even superman. But it flies better than any of them. It’s the barn bat — that stealth pilot of the night. And it could soon be teaching airplanes big and small how to fly.
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White-nose syndrome threatens bats in eastern Iowa - kwwl.com

White-nose syndrome threatens bats in eastern Iowa - kwwl.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
White-nose syndrome, a fungus that affects bats, has been confirmed here in Iowa -- the 26th state to get it.
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Bats open wide to focus their ultrasonic beams - Science /AAAS

Bats open wide to focus their ultrasonic beams - Science /AAAS | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The nocturnal mammals shape echolocation pulses by opening and closing their mouths
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Let's enlist bats go after mosquitoes - Newsday

With warm weather, Long Island mosquito populations will soon be booming. Bug spray, insecticides and
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A Bat's Secret to Flying Like a Boss? Tiny, Tiny Hairs - Wired

A Bat's Secret to Flying Like a Boss? Tiny, Tiny Hairs - Wired | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Scientists show that bats use microscopic hairs on their wings to feel their way through the air.
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