Latest WNS Map Update Adds Barren County, Kentucky

February 15, 2015 / Kentucky, United States, North America

Kentucky ‘s Barren County was added to the white-nose syndrome map in an update on Friday February 13th, 2015 as a suspect jurisdiction.

WNS Map Updated February 13, 2015.

WNS Map Updated February 13, 2015. Image via USFWS

The addition comes following the sighting of a Little Brown Bat with obvious symptoms of the disease.

Produced by Lindsey Heffernan of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the map shows the confirmed and suspected occurrences of WNS by county/district from its initial discovery in 2006 through February 13, 2015.

To date, WNS has been confirmed in bats in 25 states and five Canadian provinces.

[via whitenosesyndrome.org]

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