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A Wasp Nest to Take Home

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The Fungus Among Us

Just in time for Halloween, scientists may be one step closer to solving the mystery of a fatal illness afflicting one of the icons of the underworld—bats. In the last two years more than 100,000 bats in the northeastern United States have died from a disease known as white-nose syndrome. Identified by the namesake white, powdery substance on the bats’ muzzles, ears, and wings, this puzzling affliction emaciates and dehydrates the nocturnal animals during their hibernation period. Now scientists have isolated a fungus that could be the culprit attacking bats with vampire-like swiftness.
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A Thousand Giants

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Wild Hogs Advance North, Threatening Birds, Crops and Pork Production

Texas is infested with wild hogs, as are Louisiana and Florida, and now an ever-expanding population is sweeping south to north, wreaking havoc in states like Oregon, Wisconsin and Missouri. Wild hogs are smart, athletic and elusive, which makes them an exciting prey for hunters, who truck hogs in from out of state for the chance to go at them on their own turf. But once introduced, hog numbers explode; for conservationists, farmers and pork producers the animals are a nightmare.
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Halloween's Patron Saints

Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

Taking Control of Water

Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine

S O L A R ...in a big way

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Sending the Kids Back Outside

Two new studies add to the mounting evidence that kids need time in the outdoors for their health.
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Australia: Bungle Bungle

Type: Magazine_article | From: Audubon Magazine