You may not notice it, but a relentless fungal disease is plaguing hibernating bats in North America. It's called White-Nose Syndrome and it's spreading into the Midwest with no signs of stopping. Researchers are concerned the sudden loss of bats could have devastating impacts on agriculture. As WGLT's Daniel Hajek reports, Illinois has now joined the list of contaminated states.
See Photos of the March 2013 limestone mine census study of Joe Kath and his crew during the March 2013 limestone mine census study.
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