The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently classified northern long-eared bats as endangered, which could help save the species most impacted by the deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome.
Researchers and conservationists found and saved the land where a colony of endangered Virginia big-eared bats roost.
Building a bat box, planting certain flowers and keeping cats indoors are a few ways to live side-by-side with our furry flying friends.
The fungal disease called white-nose syndrome has killed millions of bats across North America.
Gates placed over the mouths of caves let bats in and out of their home while keeping unwanted humans out.
Studies have found that fracking waste can have have a negative impact on water quality and that noise from fracking can have negative health impacts. A federal agency is considering allowing oil and gas companies to harm endangered bats.
Local communities and an endangered bat species are threatened by two proposed mountaintop removal coal mines in West Virginia.
Scientists engaged in the years-long battle against the devastating white-nose syndrome have found bright spots in the fight to protect bats from the disease.
By Matt Grimley Every fall and spring, an ongoing restlessness called zugenruhe begins to make some birds’ wings twitch at night. They will gorge on seeds and insects, fattening their bodies by as much as 10 percent per day. Solitary…