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Fungus Catastrophic to Bats ts

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Brown Bats

Brown Bats

Scientists have found that the fungus associated with white-nose syndrome in bats is unlike that of any known fungal skin pathogen in land mammals. It is extremely destructive to bats wing skin and may cause catastrophic imbalance in life-support processes.

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