Bats are in trouble. White-Nose Syndrome has killed over 5.5 million bats in North America. Deforestation and development is reducing available breeding space and while pesticide use is affecting their food supply. Bats represent about 20% of all mammals worldwide - that's a lot! We need to save bats.
White-nose Syndrome has killed more than 5.7 million bats since it was discovered in a single New York cave in February 2006. Nine bat species in 21 U.S. states and 4 Canadian provinces have now been documented with either WNS or the fungus, Geomyces destructans, that is the demonstrated cause of this devastating disease.
batbamboo_emerging crawls into its daytime hideout—a single segment of bamboo—which the bat is capable of squeezing into through cracks of as little as 4 millimeters in width (if you didn’t pull out your desk ruler earlier to assess the size of this bat, you should do so now to remind yourself how small 4 millimeters is).
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