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Bats White-Nose Syndrome FAQs - 13 Found

Is global climate change a possible cause of White-nose Syndrome?

While many possible causes of White-nose Syndrome (WNS) are being studied, no credible evidence links climate change and WNS. Weather conditions in caves and mines where bats hibernate were stable during when WNS emerged, and no data show changes in insect prey numbers in affected areas. Potential impacts of global climate change will continue to be monitored as we learn more about the disease.


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Tags: White-nose Syndrome (WNS), Bats, Wildlife, Disease, Endangered Species