White-nose Syndrome http://wunc.org en Deadly Bat Fungus Spreading Through Western NC http://wunc.org/post/deadly-bat-fungus-spreading-through-western-nc <p>A deadly fungus known as white-nose syndrome has been decimating bat populations in the Eastern United States and is spreading quickly through western portions of North Carolina. It was discovered in upstate New York in 2006. The infection is marked by a white frosting of fungus around the bat's nose, ears, and wings.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:22:45 +0000 Catherine Brand 13603 at http://wunc.org Deadly Bat Fungus Spreading Through Western NC Deadly Bat Fungus Found in NC http://wunc.org/post/deadly-bat-fungus-found-nc <p></p><p>White nose syndrome has arrived in North Carolina. The syndrome is a fungus that's been killing bats up and down the East Coast. In New York state, about 90 percent of some species of bat have died. Biologists have closed caves to spelunkers and hikers in an effort to control the spread. Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Laura Candler 10179 at http://wunc.org Deadly Bat Fungus Found in NC