Bat species common to Pennsylvania threatened by disease

April 6, 2015 4:04 PM

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One of the most common bat species in Pennsylvania is being threatened by white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats of that species and others in North America.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the northern long-eared bat as a "threatened" species, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ( ) reported Monday.

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