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This photo taken on July 20, 2011 shows fruit bats as they hang from a tree in Gayndah, South Eastern Queensland. (credit: JOHN WILSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Rapidly Spreading Disease Found In Bats In South Carolina

A disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern U.S. is now in South Carolina , leading some scientists to say more needs to be done to stop the fungus that is spreading the illness.

03/11/2013

File photo of bats. (credit: JOHN WILSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Artificial Cave Built To Help Save Bats From Fungus That Has Killed Millions

Conservationists have built an artificial bat cave deep in the Tennessee woods to see if it can be a blueprint for saving bats who are dying by the millions from a fungus spreading across North America.

09/14/2012

File photo of trees. (credit: Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Devastating Tree Disease Sweeping Across Southeast US

North Carolina forestry officials say a devastating disease affecting trees in the laurel family across the southeastern United States has now been discovered in Brunswick County.

02/23/2012