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Bats: Shedding Light On Monroe County’s Nocturnal Wildlife

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A little brown bat displays signs of white-nose syndrome. The fungus has a white, chalk-like appearance on the muzzle, forearms, and other skin membranes of bats.
				   – photo by Marvin Moriarty /USFWS

submitted by Vona Kuczynska, biologist with Wildheart Ecology If someone asked you to name 10 different kinds of mammals, you may list off zebras, elephants, tigers, chimpanzees, or even dogs or cats. What may not immediately come to mind are bats, even though they make up one fifth of all mammals on our planet! There are …

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