News Quiz: Why Do Wind Turbines Pose Risk For Bats?

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Although the fungal white-nose syndrome is a better-known killer, wind turbines are also a threat to bats. The recent designation of the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act triggered debates over how to best protect the bats. Test your knowledge on the impact of wind turbines on bats.

This news quiz is based off of a previous IowaWatch story by Steven Cherry, “Wind Energy Industry Spun Into Bat Preservation Effort.”