Mexican Free-tailed Bat

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Dianne Odegard, executive director and co-founder of the non-profit group, Austin Bat Refuge, is a wildlife rehabilitator who has worked on protecting, researching, and healing bats, and promoting better understanding of and co-existence with bats. Here she talks about the challenge of white nose syndrome, a fungal disease recently arrived in Texas that has decimated many bat species, although fortunately not the Mexican free-tailed bat as yet.

Date RecordedAugust 31, 2020
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeDianne Odegard
LocationAustin, Texas
Time Code00:51:24