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US Scientists Rush to Stop Devastating Bat Killer

North America is home to 45 species of bats, and more than half of them have been devastated by White Nose Syndrome (WNS), an invasive fungus unintentionally brought in from Europe 10 years ago. The highly contagious fungus has contaminated thousands of North American caves and mines, spreading from one county in New York state to 30 U.S. states and five Canadian provinces, killing 10 million bats in the process. If scientists cannot find a way to stop it, WNS could become one of the...

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