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The Frightening Threats to Bats
October 31, 2013 | USGS

“Each year on Halloween, as children dress up and go door to door looking for treats and excitement, bats—the very animal we associate with the celebration—are in serious trouble and we need to “treat” them with the respect they deserve.” Quoted from the USGS press release.

Related: Troglobites: Animals that Live in a Cave

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Cave Biology Webinar
October 3, 2013 | Caving News
The National Speleological Society has announced a webinar on the biology of submerged caves. It will be held on Thursday, October 17th at 7:00 to 8:00 PM eastern time. Related: Troglobites: Animals that Live in a Cave

Mudslides Near Timpanogos Cave
September 10, 2013 | Caving News
Mudslides blocking roads stranded about 150 people at the visitor center of Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah. Related: Landslide Hazard Information

New Portuguese Troglobite
August 15, 2013 | Caving News
A new cave-dwelling millipede has been discovered in a cave in southern Portugal. Related: What is a Troglobite?

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