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Posted Tue Jul 15 2008: from Scranton Times-Tribune (PA):
Biologists driven batty
Tens of thousands of bats in New York and New England died of a mysterious disease over the winter and experts are now keeping a close eye on Pennsylvania's winged mammals.... "Bats have been here for 60 million years, so they obviously perform some important function in the ecosystem," [Dr. Kwiecinski ] said, as he sat in his office, surrounded by real bats, toy bats and pictures of bats. "Never seen anything like this in bats," he said.
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Maybe after 60 million years, they're just tired of performing their function.

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