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Featured: Bats - The Threat to Their Future

This short video by Defenders of Wildlife looks at some amazing bat facts... and details some of the threats to these important and often misunderstood winged mammals.

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Northern long-eared bat, © Steven Thomas/NPS
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Arkansas is the 23rd state stricken with the deadly white-nose syndrome in cave-dwelling bats after state biologists confirmed its presence in two northern long-eared bats in January.
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The Virginia big-eared bat will devour half its weight in bugs every night during warm weather months. Come winter hibernation, though, the bat could be in for a chilling reality.