MU student studies captured bat with a damaged wing

October 13, 2011 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Sarah Pennington, a masters students at MU, holds up a captured bat to examine its wing with Sybill Amelon in North Carolina in August. Damage to the wings is one of the first visual signs that a bat may potentially have white nose syndrome. The bat was captured during part of a regular regional bat survey. Amelon is a research wildlife biologist with the U.S. Forest Service in Columbia.

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