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Students examine a bat captured in North Carolina

October 13, 2011 | 9:38 a.m. CDT
From left, Kathryn Womack, Jessica Guild, Anna Zack and Sarah Pennington take a captured bat out of a net in North Carolina in August. Womack, Zack and Pennington are fisheries and wildlife students from MU. This bat was caught during a regular bat survey and didn't show signs of white nose syndrome. As white nose has spread, biologists have implemented new measures, including wearing Tyvek suits, using disposable instruments and limiting access to some research areas, to reduce the risk of spreading the disease.

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