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Fungus outbreak threatens US bats
White nose syndrome has left millions of North American bats dead and disrupted food chains.
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2011 11:06



A fungus called White Nose Syndrome is killing millions of North American bats.

Bats are natural pest-controllers, eating millions of insects that would otherwise damage crops.

The fungus first appeared in 2006, and has been spreading ever since, disrupting food chains along the way.

Imran Garda reports from outside San Antonio in Texas.

Source:
Al Jazeera
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