South Carolina is home to an astonishing array of bat species. As silent guardians of the night, they play a pivotal role in maintaining the balance of ecosystems and providing a natural pest control service across the Palmetto State. Unfortunately, these animals face major ecological threats, most notably a deadly fungus that is decimating their populations. However, a glimmer of hope comes from organizations and everyday people trying to save these vital species.
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