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Unusual bat deaths

  1. Jan 31, 2008 #1
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  3. Jan 31, 2008 #2
    Well, this can't be good. I know so very little about bats, except that they eat a ton of bugs. Do all bats migrate?
     
  4. Jan 31, 2008 #3

    jim mcnamara

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    No, there are species that spend the winter in a cold, torpid state.
     
  5. Feb 19, 2008 #4
    They appear to be finding this in a New England cave as well. The fungus affecting some of the bats has been identified as g. fusarium.

    The bats are exhibiting the same behavior as in other caves. Many appear to be starving and they're staying as close to the entrance as possible.
     
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