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Radio waves: Kath, alligator snappers & bats on "Outside"

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From alligator snapping turtles being reintroduced in Illinois to searching for white-nose syndrome in bats, Outside taps the insight of Joe Kath this afternoon on "Outside."

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The endangered species manager/bat specialist for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources makes his second appearance on "Outside."

I had hoped to have him on again, but this was sooner than expected. In part because both alligator snappers and white-nose syndrome are in the news. I am trying to make the show more quickly responsive to news.

In fact, Kath and others are checking Illinois bat caves (yes, I get to write that seriously once in my life) this month for signs of white-nose syndrome. Last I heard, none had been found.

The reintroduction of alligator snapping turtles will be a long process, in part because it takes more than a decade for the alligator snappers to reach sexual maturity.

"Outside" airs from 4:30-5 p.m. Mondays on WKCC-FM (91.1) in Kankakee. Rebroadcasts of the show are at 12:30 p.m. on Sundays.

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