White Nose Syndrome

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White Nose Syndrome

WHITE NOSE SYNDROME (WNS)

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What is White-nose Syndrome? White-nose Syndrome (WNS) is a disease/fungus that grows on the noses, and sometimes wings, ears and tails (skin)

WAY YOU CAN HELP:Stay out of caves and mines where bats are knownAvoid disturbing batsBe observant (REPORT STRANGE ACTIONS FROM BATS) Provide homes for batsExclude or remove bats safely

THESE ARE ALL CASES OF WNS

AFFECTED SPECIESSeven bat species have been affected by WNS so far: little brown myotis, big brown bats, tri-colored bats, northern myotis, eastern small-footed myotis , the endangered Indiana myotis and the endangered gray myotis. Two additional species and one subspecies have been detected with WNS-associated fungus: southeastern myotis and silver-haired bat and the endangered Virginia big-eared bat

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