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A common sight in night skies, bat now faces extinction in N.E.

A bat with white-nose syndrome, which is spreading rapidly. A bat with white-nose syndrome, which is spreading rapidly. (Ryan Von Linden/Science via The Ap)
By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / August 6, 2010

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A deadly disease is destroying Northeast bat populations so rapidly that one of New England’s most common species will probably disappear within 20 years, scientists at Boston University and other researchers concluded in a study published yesterday. (Full article: 985 words)

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