Northern long-eared bat, devastated by a fungus, is now listed as endangered


The northern long-eared bat is the third bat species recommended for endangered status this year due to white-nose syndrome.

The Biden administration declared the northern long-eared bat endangered on Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to save a species driven to the brink of extinction by white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease.

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