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UV Light Showing White-Nose Syndrome in Bat's Wing

Caption: This image shows long-wave ultraviolet (UV) and white-light illumination of lesions associated with white-nose syndrome. Wing from dead eastern pipestrelle (Pipistrellus subflavus) lit from above with hand-held 51 LED 385-nm UV flashlight shows points of orange–yellow fluorescence.

Credit: Nathan Ramsay, USGS

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