Bat populations dropping due to disease

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(KPLR) – Bat populations across the United States are dropping, due to a disease scientist are trying to combat. It’s called White Nose Syndrome, and has been found in Missouri’s bat populations.

Missouri Department of Conservation employees, Tony Elliott and Shelly Colatskie were on NEWS11 at Noon to discuss the disease and what’s being done to combat the problem.

To find out more about the disease and bats, click on: WhiteNoseSydnrome.org