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Scientists Discover Several New Bat Species in West Africa - Science World Report

Scientists Discover Several New Bat Species in West Africa - Science World Report | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Scientists Discover Several New Bat Species in West Africa
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It goes to show that we're not done discovering new species.
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Bat decline could spell trouble - Aitkin Independent Age

Bat decline could spell trouble - Aitkin Independent Age | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat decline could spell trouble
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Since early childhood, I've had an affinity for all of the small, creepy, crawling critters most people seem to abhor – snakes, frogs, toads, mice, lizards – and especially bats.
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Things you probably don't know about bats - Washington Post

Things you probably don't know about bats - Washington Post | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Things you probably don't know about bats
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○“The Bat Scientists” by Mary Kay Carson. 80 pages. Age 9 and older (available August 13).
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Deadly fungus found in Minnesota bat caves, including Northland ...

Deadly fungus found in Minnesota bat caves, including Northland ... | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The fungus that causes deadly white-nose syndrome in bats has been found in two of Minnesota's largest bat caves — the Soudan Underground Mine near Lake Vermilion and a cave at Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park in ...
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Bats may be immune to killer fungus

Bats may be immune to killer fungus | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
A deadly fungus thought responsible for killing nearly six million bats in North America since 2006 has been found in the UK. (RT @BatConIntl: Could UK #bats be immune to fungus that has devastated bat population across the US?
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Fur is Flying – Bay Area Bats* in peril - KQED QUEST (blog)

Fur is Flying – Bay Area Bats* in peril - KQED QUEST (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
KQED QUEST (blog) Fur is Flying – Bay Area Bats* in peril KQED QUEST (blog) Bats are the only mammal that can fly and are in a special order called Chiroptera, which means "Hand wing." Bat wings are actually membranes of skin that stretch between...
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Britain's grey long-eared bats may die out without help, conservationists warn

Britain's grey long-eared bats may die out without help, conservationists warn | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Report finds dwindling numbers of bats, now mostly confined to pockets on south coast (Britain's grey long-eared bats may die out without help, conservationists warn: http://t.co/21kuiaP8Id)...
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Another Endangered Species Kill Permit Issued to Make Way for Wind Energy | Wind | ReWire | KCET

Another Endangered Species Kill Permit Issued to Make Way for Wind Energy | Wind | ReWire | KCET | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
First, one California condor. Now, over 100 Indiana bats.
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Fish & Wildlife OKs Buckeye Wind conservation plan for Indiana bat - Urbana Citizen - Urbana, OH

Fish & Wildlife OKs Buckeye Wind conservation plan for Indiana bat - Urbana Citizen - Urbana, OH | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved an extensive habitat conservation plan and issued an incidental take permit to Buckeye Wind LLC in the Buckeye Wind Farm projects according to a press release issued on Thursday.

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Bats among animals added to Nova Scotia protected list

Bats among animals added to Nova Scotia protected list | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The Nova Scotia government has added 19 species to its list of protected plants and animals, including three species of bats threatened by a fungal infection that has decimated bat populations in eastern North America.
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How Bats Take Flight, Revealed by X-Ray - The Atlantic

How Bats Take Flight, Revealed by X-Ray - The Atlantic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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You likely have not seen a bat, however, engaged in the act of takeoff.
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Bat Maps: The Conservation Crusade - Science Daily (press release)

Bat Maps: The Conservation Crusade - Science Daily (press release) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat Maps: The Conservation Crusade
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The impact of the maps will extend far beyond bat conservation, the researchers say.
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Bat-killing fungus continues to spread west through the US - EarthSky

Bat-killing fungus continues to spread west through the US - EarthSky | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat-killing fungus continues to spread west through the US
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The deadly fungus that causes white-nose syndrome in bats is continuing to spread west across North America.
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Bats, Dolphins and the Genetic Evolution of Echolocation - Guardian Express

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Bats, Dolphins and the Genetic Evolution of Echolocation
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What is the similarity between a bat and a dolphin?
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Graduate Assistabtship – Bat Migration in Nebraska | Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Job Board

Graduate Assistabtship – Bat Migration in Nebraska | Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Job Board | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
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Bats are in danger, and kids can help save them - Washington Post

Bats are in danger, and kids can help save them - Washington Post | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats are in danger, and kids can help save them
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“It's a common misconception that bats want to roost in your hair,” said Katie Coiner, an animal keeper at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
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Mysterious Bat Killer Still Marching Across US - Discovery News

Mysterious Bat Killer Still Marching Across US - Discovery News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Mysterious Bat Killer Still Marching Across US Discovery News The fungus that causes the deadly White Nose Syndrome in bats has been discovered on the wings of four bats in caves in Minnesota, adding another state to the growing list of where the...
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Twitter / Strange_Animals: Honduran white bats make 'tents' ...

Twitter / Strange_Animals: Honduran white bats make 'tents' ... | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
RT @Strange_Animals: Honduran white bats make 'tents' out of leaves & shelter under them in small groups. http://t.co/6FSsyrqI9J
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Bat man seeks to save endangered creatures | SeacoastOnline.com

Bat man seeks to save endangered creatures | SeacoastOnline.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
He sleeps during the day and does his work in the dead of night surrounded by bats. He is The Batman.
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The Importance of Bats To Economy And The Environment | Green Living

The Importance of Bats To Economy And The Environment | Green Living | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats have long been an object of fascination, as well as of repulsion in some cultures. Associated with some folk tales that paint them as bloodthirsty creatures, when many
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Environment: Pesticides may be at the root of bee, bat and amphibian die-offs

Environment: Pesticides may be at the root of bee, bat and amphibian die-offs | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Suppressed immune systems making insect-eating species more susceptible to different pathogens By Bob Berwyn FRISCO — Waves of emerging wildlife diseases that are killing huge numbers of insect-eat...
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Best Romantic Singers Are Male Bats - Science Daily (press release)

Best Romantic Singers Are Male Bats - Science Daily (press release) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Best Romantic Singers Are Male Bats Science Daily (press release) July 18, 2013 — Male bats appear to be the sexy singers of the animal world: they have learned to vocalize in a specific way to attract females, but once they have their attention,...
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Colorado Receives Funding to Research Deadly Bat Malady - 5280 The Denver Magazine (blog)

Colorado Receives Funding to Research Deadly Bat Malady - 5280 The Denver Magazine (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Colorado Receives Funding to Research Deadly Bat Malady 5280 The Denver Magazine (blog) Good news for troubled bats: Colorado is one of 28 states to receive a grant from the Fish and Wildlife Service to study white-nose syndrome, a deadly fungus...
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Hawkmoths zap bats with sonic blasts from their genitals

Hawkmoths zap bats with sonic blasts from their genitals | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The tropical moths produce ultrasound in response to bat sonar, which may serve as a warning or jam bat echolocation.
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