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.
Deadly Syndrome Could Doom Missouri BatsA disease that is up to 99 percent fatal in bats has turned up in a pair of local counties.
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.
Tests Underway for Deadly Bat FungusGray bat wings had discoloration that could indicate an infection.
Feds Unveil Plan to Combat Bat-Killing Fungus The disease has spread to 16 states, from New Hampshire to Tennessee, and three Canadian provinces.

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