Killer in the Caves

  • 2013
  • TV Show
  • None

Biologists DeeAnn Reeder and Greg Turner investigate white-nose syndrome, a fungus disease that is wiping out bats by the millions.

Tracking Bat Colonies with High-Speed Cameras
02:54 — Scientists place high-speed cameras at the mouth of a cave and catch thousands of bats in action as they fly off to feed. From: KILLER IN THE CAVES h (more…)
The Largest Bat Collection in the World
02:35 — The collection of 140,000 bat specimen at Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is providing a key resource for tracking the epidemic that (more…)
Bat Biology 101
01:38 — Bat biologist Dr. DeeAnn Reeder gives a quick lesson on bat physiology and anatomy.
High-Speed Footage of a Bat in Flight
01:07 — High-speed cameras track this bat's brilliant flight in super slowmotion.
There's Always Something New to Learn About Nature
01:39 — Greg Turner is a wildlife biologist for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. It's his job to both observe and take care of the animals.
Will We All Be Driving "Batmobiles" in the Future?
04:06 — Understanding how bats use echolocation to fly could prove beneficial for future traffic organization and self-driving vehicle prototypes.
What Is White Nose Syndrome?
02:04 — Bats in North America are dying by the millions, and Dr. DeeAnn Reeder is leading scientists into the caves to find out why.

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  • Premiered: March 13, 2013
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  • Premise: Biologists DeeAnn Reeder and Greg Turner investigate white-nose syndrome, a fungus disease that is wiping out bats by the millions. (more)

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