Senate hearing focuses on threats to wildlife
Saturday, July 11 2009 @ 04:54 AM EDT
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WASHINGTON (AP) - From a mysterious fungus attacking bats in the Northeast to the emergence of Burmese pythons in Florida, native wildlife is facing new threats throughout the country.
Protecting wildlife from new diseases and invasive species is a top challenge facing state and federal officials. Experts and public officials will talk about the threats - and ways to combat them - at a Senate hearing Wednesday.