St. Louis County Faces Rabies-Positive BatsSt. Louis County is one of a handful in the state where rabies-positive bats have been captured.
Mysterious Fungus Killing Snakes in at Least 9 StatesIn Illinois, the fungus is killing 80 to 90 percent of the eastern massasauga rattlesnakes that contract it in an already tiny population of about 300 in four counties.
Cats, Not Dogs, The Biggest Rabies ThreatIn 2010, 62 percent of all rabies cases in domestic animals were found in cats. But what about St. Louis?
TIAM: Our Bats Are In Trouble, Dieting Troubles & Def Leppard's Rick AllenBats get a bum rap and now they need our help. Dr. Joe helps you with your diet and Def Leppard's drummer Rick Allen.
Some Missouri Caves Free of Bat DiseaseTests on bats in a Springfield area cave show no signs of a disease that has killed bats elsewhere, including in eastern Missouri.
First Rabid Bat Found This Year in IllinoisOne bat test positive for rabies, and two people are undergoing post-exposure treatment after coming into contact with that rabid bat.