bats http://mtpr.org en How hibernacula may help scientists understand a deadly bat disease http://mtpr.org/post/how-hibernacula-may-help-scientists-understand-deadly-bat-disease <p>Where bats hibernate, how warm or cold, and how dry or damp the environment is, are questions being asked as researchers and recreationists explore Montana’s caves.</p><p>Bat Specialist Dr. Cori Lausen with Wildlife Conservation Society Canada says some species of bats are facing potential extinction because of the White Nose Syndrome which has been decimating bat populations along the east coast, and is spreading west.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 03:23:22 +0000 Katrin Frye 10909 at http://mtpr.org How hibernacula may help scientists understand a deadly bat disease