little brown bat
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Before the disease entered Pennsylvania in the winter of 2008-2009, a species called the little brown bat numbered in the millions.
In New York City, where nine species of bats are known to migrate during the summer, a single little brown bat is capable of devouring up to 100 percent of its body weight in insects, a diet that includes mosquitoes.
In early December, crews will collect 45 little brown bats at a hibernacula in northwestern Wisconsin and send them to Pennsylvania.
The researchers put a band on a little brown bat that was roosting with a summer colony of other Myotis lucifugus–the small brown bats that can be found in many places throughout North America.
Wisconsin was selected to donate little brown bats because the state is on the leading edge of the disease; states in the East do not have sufficient bat populations to draw from, according to Lindner.
Wisconsin was selected to donate little brown bats because the state is on the leading edge of the disease
Since 1960, little brown bats ranging in age between 16 and 35 have been found.
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