They serve a critical role in pollinating crops, killing insects, and fertilizing soil, but their presence throughout the state of Pennsylvania is in a disastrously serious decline. According to a new report by PhillyBurbs.com, 99.99 percent of bats living in Pennsylvania's second largest bat habitat were recently discovered to be dead, and a cohort of biologists currently studying the issue estimates that a shocking 98 percent of bats living throughout the entire state of Pennsylvania are now dead as well.
Fast Facts and Trivia
- Pennsylvania is the first state of the fifty United States to list their
web site URL on a license plate.
- In 1909 the first baseball stadium was built in Pittsburgh.
- Hershey is considered the Chocolate Capital of the United States.
- In 1913 the first automobile service station opened in Pittsburgh.