Bat Mystery Gets A Major Break

Bat Mystery Gets A Major Break

Ann Froschauer of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service delivers promising news about the effort to stop the spread of White Nose Syndrome, a mysterious and irrepressible disease that has confounded scientists and killed millions of North American bats since 2006.

Ann Froschauer of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service delivers promising news about the effort to stop the spread of White Nose Syndrome, a mysterious and irrepressible disease that has confounded scientists and killed millions of North American bats since 2006. Following that, Sam Litzinger speaks with retired naval officer Karen Jeffries about her non-profit organization Veterans Moving Forward, which trains service dogs for use by injured military personnel. Then we hear “BirdNote” and a few suggestions about fostering a child’s appreciation of birds and nature in general.

Music: The Animal House Theme - “Animal Dreams” by Bob James; “Die Fledermaus (The Bat)” – Johann Strauss/London Philharmonic; “On the Threshold of Liberty” – Mark Isham.

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The segment on Veteran's Moving forward was wonderful. When I heard about the Marine at the Navy hospital (who was a triple amputee!), who first spoke when he saw the dog, it brought tears to my eyes. It must be amazing for the wounded warriors to spend time with those dogs on weekends.
I went to their website, and saw a picture of Nathan with members of the Coast Guard!
Thank you for such an uplifting interview, informing us about a great organization (I only wish it had been longer!).

April 23, 2012 - 5:21pm

It will really be a major break. Not all animals are accepted easily just like bats. - Integrity Spas

November 14, 2013 - 6:51am
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