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BU Scientists Release Alarming Data on Regional Bat Populations
August 5, 2010
The little brown myotis, once among the most common bat species in North America, may be extinct in the northeastern United States within the next 16 to 20 years or so, according to Winifred F. Frick and colleagues. First discovered in New York State, white-nose syndrome is spreading rapidly across eastern North America and currently affects seven bat species.
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