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> Fungus' Unchecked Advance Threatens Hibernating Bats Across West

DELAWARE COUNTY, Okla. - State wildlife officials announced today that the fungus that has killed millions of bats across the eastern United States has been discovered on Oklahoma bats. Three tricolored bats in a cave in Delaware County tested positive for the fungus. Although the disease caused by the fungus, known as white-nose syndrome, has not yet been observed among Oklahoma bats, this early detection is likely a precursor to the appearance of the full-blown disease in two to three years.

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