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Fungal Disease Fatal To Bats Spreads To Half Of U.S.

A fungal disease that has killed millions of North American bats is spreading and now has been detected in half of the United States, officials said Thursday.

04/11/2014

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Up To 60 Bats Removed From High School

Wildlife removal specialists are working to evict bats that have taken up residence at a Somerset County high school.

09/27/2012

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Feds Propose Limits On Md. Wind Farm To Save Bats

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing limits on a western Maryland wind energy project to reduce potential fatalities of endangered bats.

07/31/2012

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Feds: White Nose Has Killed At Least 5.7M Bats

Scientists studying white nose syndrome in bats estimate the fungal ailment has killed at least 5.7 million bats in 16 states and Canada, providing alarming new numbers about the scope of its decimation.

01/18/2012

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Spike In Number Of Rabid Bats Causing Alarm In Baltimore

Animal Control has already collected 188 bats this year. A dozen tested positive for rabies, compared to 11 of 222 bats in all of 2010.

08/18/2011

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Bike Trail Would Skirt Tunnel To Benefit Bats

The National Park Service is seeking comment on plans to extend the Western Maryland Rail Trail while avoiding adverse effects on bats that live in tunnels along the route.

07/13/2011

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Feds Unveil Plan To Combat Bat-Killing Fungus

The Interior Department is unveiling a national plan to combat a fungus that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern United States and is spreading west.

05/17/2011

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More Fatal Bat Fungus Found In Western Md.

State wildlife managers say more hibernating bats have been found to be infected with a disease fatal to the winged mammals in a western Maryland cave.

03/30/2011

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Md. Expert Casts Doubt On Wind Foes’ Bat Claims

A state Department of Natural Resources biologist is casting doubt on a claim that substantial numbers of federally endangered bats are threatened by a Constellation Energy wind farm in western Maryland.

12/28/2010