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Mysterious Syndrome Plagues Connecticut Bats
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Biologists first observed dead and dying bats with “white nose syndrome” two years ago in a cave west of Albany, New York. Since then the disease has been found in several other states, including Connecticut. Joining us on the line to give us an update on the problem is Wildlife Biologist Jenny Dickson from the state Department of Environmental Protection.


 

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Funny that I should read this article today.  About a week ago my children and I were going out to the car which is parked in the backyard and there was a bat in broad daylight crawling on the ground.  It couldn't fly and it was screaching, as if it was in pain.  Unfortunately, the ally cat got to it and eventually killed it.  It seemed very interesting that the bat would be out in broad daylight and by the way, I live in the city.