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Harrison Park swans through quarantine and back outdoors

The swans from Harrison Park have made it through their quarantine period and are again on display at Harrison Park. While the bird sanctuary remains under quarantine following an outbreak of avian influenza that resulted in close to 100 birds being euthanized, a temporary home has been constructed in the campground at the park for […]

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Fungal outbreak threatens Great Lakes tricolored bat with extinction

Federal officials announced plans this week to list the tricolored bat as endangered, the second U.S. bat species recommended for the designation this year as a fungal disease ravages their populations. The northern long-eared and the tricolored are among a dozen North American bats afflicted by white-nose syndrome, which disrupts their crucial winter hibernation. Read…

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