Greenlake http://kplu.org en As Fatal Epidemic Looms, Bat Walk Showcases Local Species http://kplu.org/post/fatal-epidemic-looms-bat-walk-showcases-local-species <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two times this summer, rabid bats have been found in Seattle’s Madison Park neighborhood. Health officials say it was </span><a href="http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/news/2013/13071801.aspx" style="line-height: 1.5;">an unusual coincidence</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, n</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ot a sign of an outbreak. But it doesn’t help the reputation of a creature that’s facing an epidemic. </span><a href="http://whitenosesyndrome.org/faqs" style="line-height: 1.5;">White-nose syndrome</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been spreading westward from New York.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 10050 at http://kplu.org As Fatal Epidemic Looms, Bat Walk Showcases Local Species