17 Mar '12, 5pm

White Nose Syndrome Reaches Alabama | Care2 Causes

White Nose Syndrome Reaches Alabama | Care2 Causes

White nose syndrome (WNS), a deadly disease that has killed nearly 7 million bats has been confirmed in Alabama. WNS, identified by a white fungus on the faces, and sometimes bodies, of bats was first documented in 2006 in New York and has been killing tri-colored, little brown, northern long-eared, big brown, small-footed and Indiana bats throughout the U.S. and Canada ever since. Last year the fungus, Geomyces destructans, was confirmed as the cause, rather than a symptom and is believed to be spread from bat to bat and inadvertently by humans who visit caves. Speculation and hope that the disease wouldn’t reach so far south were put to rest on Wednesday when the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources confirmed its presence in Russell Cave in Jackson County. “White-nose syndrome had been confirmed in several counties in Tennessee, but had yet to be disc...

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