Mysterious Bat-Killing Disease

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

A mysterious bat-killing disease is striking caves throughout the Northeast. It's been called "white nose syndrome," because a white fungus grows on the sick bats' noses. Wildlife biologist Alan Hicks, bat specialist for New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation, tells us more about the disease, and why we should be concerned for the bats' welfare.


Alan Hicks

Comments [2]

Mark Leach from Union Theological Seminary

I love your show ... but Bats? That was off the wall.

Mar. 19 2008 02:02 PM
hjs from 11211

is the cause related to global climate change?

Mar. 19 2008 12:39 PM

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