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2007-10-30 09:02:51

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - Researchers are studying a colony of bats that live in an underground concrete structure at the Hanford nuclear reservation in hopes of determining how to provide a new home for them once the structure is demolished. The large clearwell near the Columbia River was once used to hold filtered water for Hanford's F Reactor when it produced plutonium for the nation's nuclear weapons program. Sometime after it stopped operating about 30 years ago, one of its six hatches was...


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Northern Long-eared Myotis, Myotis septentrionalis
2012-04-26 06:21:09

The northern long-eared myotis, a member of the vesper bat family, is primarily found in the coniferous forests in Newfoundland to the Yukon and in the southeastern United States, in places like Florida. Some of these bats have been found as far east as Texas and British Columbia. They can weigh between.2 and .4 grams, making it a very small bat. The average body length of the northern long-eared myotis is 3.3 inches. Female northern long-eared myotis bats will usually give birth to only...

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'