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Fungus Causing White-nose Syndrome Spreads into Central Texas

The fungus that causes White-nose Syndrome (WNS) in bats, detected for the first time in Texas in early 2017 in the Panhandle, has now spread into Central Texas.

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Bats with White-nose Syndrome Detected in Kansas

White-nose Syndrome has been confirmed in Kansas, making it the 32nd state to confirm the presence of the disease.                                

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Testing Ultrasonic Acoustic Deterrents in South Texas

From the field: a potential step closer to reducing the lethal impact of wind energy on bats.                               

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Living the Good Life 

Ah, the pleasures of condo living — limited privacy, minuscule yards, and the joys of dealing with the condo association. But if you’re a bat, condo living can be downright luxurious.  

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Species Spotlight: Spix's Disk-winged Bat

The unique species with an upside down (or is it right-side up?) view of the world.                                       

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The Next Generation

Bat Conservation International is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Student Research Scholarship for Global Bat Conservation Priorities 

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Backyards: Not Just For the Birds

You might not see them very often unless you happen to glance up at dusk, but your own back yard is a valuable resource for your friendly neighborhood bats.

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Putting a Price Tag on Cambodian Bats’ Worth

Bats and caves go together like peas and carrots, and farmers in Cambodia benefit from this pairing via the free pest control that bats provide. But what happens when this landscape begins to undergo a dramatic transformation? 

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