Behavior, body size impact bats’ fight against white-nose syndrome

little brown bat

BIG BAT, LITTLE BAT  New models that consider bat size in relation to white-nose syndrome indicate that smaller bats like the North American little brown bat, Myotis lucifugus (shown),  may be more susceptible to the disease and will struggle to survive future winters.

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