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This dead Indiana bat,  found in an abandoned mine in Rosendale, N.Y., died of white-nose syndrome.  (File Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Bat with white-nose syndrome found in Washington

WILDLIFE – White-nose syndrome has been confirmed in a little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) found near North Bend. It's the first recorded occurrence of this devastating bat disease in western North America. Following are details from a media release by the agencies involved -- the...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 22, 2010

Bats taking a beating from fungal disease

WILDLIFE -- It hasn't been detected yet in the West, but a flesh-eating fungus known as white-nose syndrome is devastating bat populations in the eastern half of the United States. In the past four years, more than one million bats from at least seven species...

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