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Carl Herzog checks his equipment before a night on the road (Source:  C. Herzog, NYSDEC)
Carl Herzog checks his equipment before a night on the road (Source: C. Herzog, NYSDEC)

Bat songs in the Adirondacks silenced by white nose syndrome

This summer, researchers across the Northeast are working to measure the impact of white nose syndrome, a deadly disease that has wiped out bat population in the region. Scientists say whole colonies have been obliterated. Brian Mann rode along on a survey in the Adirondacks and has our story.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Bat Varieties

Bats vary widely between species, and even within species in different habitats. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about city bats v. country bats, and bats that don't hunt by echolocation, but have hearing keen enough to detect the rustle of a climbing beetle.  Go to full article

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