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  • AEDC team members assist with bat research

    On a cold, drizzly day in December, Arnold Air Force Base team members ventured into a wet, muddy cave to add to the data concerning white nose syndrome and tricolored bats.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed listing the species as endangered in September 2022 due to the impacts of WNS, a

  • Trees, caves around Arnold AFB home to variety of bat species

    Nine species of bats are known to occur at Arnold Air Force Base.They range in size from the tiny tricolored bat, weighing only 4 to 8 grams, to the hoary bat weighing in at 25 grams. Regardless of their size, however, all of these bats eat insects. Their appetite for insects benefits everyone from