bats

Bats Studied Ahead Of Wind Turbine Project
SHIRLEY BASIN, Wyo. (AP) — Researchers are studying the population of bats in the Shirley Basin ahead of a wind project to provide energy to a million homes. The Associated Press reports that zoologists Doug Keinath and Ian Abernethy are collecting bats to determine the species of bats living…
Bighorn Forest Closes Caves To Protect Bats
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Managers on the Bighorn National Forest are reminding the public of a ban against entering caves in the forest to protect bats from contracting a disease that’s killed millions of bats elsewhere in the country.   Regional Forester Dan Jirón recently exte…
Bat Flu?
ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time, scientists have evidence of flu in bats. U.S. health officials say they found genetic fragments of a never-before-seen virus in some Guatemalan bats. Flu bugs are common in humans, birds, pigs and a variety of other animals, but this is the first time one ha…