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Sympathy for the Devils: Cubs Are Hope for Species
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, tasmanian devils, cubs, disease, endangered, extinction, protection, suffering )

Jacquelin
- 1934 days ago - smh.com.au
WATCHING Tasmanian devil cub Mirrabooka frolic in the grass at the Australian Reptile Park, it is easy to forget he might one day carry the hopes of his entire species. With facial tumour disease (FTD) wiping out 50 per cent of the wild Tasmanian devil
Experts Losing Battle to Save Devils
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, tasmainian devils, disease, facial tumour disease' (DFTD, endangered, extinction, humans, sadness, suffering, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1965 days ago - cosmosmagazine.com
SYDNEY: Culling Tasmanian devils afflicted with an infectious facial cancer - once hoped to be the solution of saving the iconic Australian carnivore - is not slowing the progress of the disease, scientists say. Capturing and euthanising Tasmanian devi
Christmas Island Rats Wiped Out By Disease
Animals  (tags: christmas island, animals, rodents, rats, disease, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans )

Jacquelin
- 1992 days ago - dsc.discovery.com
Disease can wipe out an entire species, reveals a new study on rats native to Australia's Christmas Island, which fell prey to "hyperdisease conditions" caused by a pathogen that led to the rodents' extinction. The study, published in the latest issue
Scientists Join Forces to Save Australian Devil
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, tasmanian devils, disease, scientists, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1995 days ago - news.yahoo.com
CANBERRA (Reuters Life!) - With Australia's Tasmanian Devil facing extinction within the next 20 years, a group of Australian scientists have joined forces to try to save the endangered marsupial. Numbers of the carnivorous marsupial that live in the w
Ray of Hope for the Red Squirrel
Animals  (tags: england, wildlife, wild animals, red squirrels, disease, gray squirrels, immune )

Jacquelin
- 2014 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A ray of hope has been offered for one of the UK's most iconic and endangered animals. Scientists have found that some red squirrels have developed immunity to a disease that has ravaged their numbers. The pox is transmitted by grey squirrels; but
Take Action: Urge The USDA To Close The Loophole For Downed Cattle!
Animals  (tags: cattle, killing, animalcruelty, humans, health, disease, illness, suffering )

Tom
- 2038 days ago - community.hsus.org
The USDA will consider prohibiting downer cows to be slaughtered for human food soon. Please speak up for these crippled animals now! Let the agency know that the public will not tolerate the cruel treatment of animals who cannot even stand or walk.
BAT DEATHS MYSTIFY SCIENTISTS!
Animals  (tags: bats, disease, mammals, wildlife, endangered )

Vicky
- 2067 days ago - nature.org
By Darci Palmquist "The floor of the cave was littered with dead bats." 95% of insect-eating bat populations could be lost in the very near future! Read more here: http://www.nature.org/tncscience/misc/art 24417.html
Please Help CRIPPLED COWS in Iowa - Cruelty Case!
Animals  (tags: animals, humans, suffering, food, disease, government, abuse, society, cruelty, AnimalWelfare, suffering, slaughter, investigation )

Echo
- 2116 days ago - peta.org
Please take ACTION NOW! resident and cattle farmer Larry Doane reportedly forced a number of his cows to live with horribly overgrown hooves. Alarming video footage recorded by local residents shows that the cows, who sloshed around a muddy Iowa field,
Devil of a Battle to Save Species
Animals  (tags: australia, wildanimals, wildlife, tasmanian devils, disease, tumors, death, endangered, extinction, protection, suffering, sadness )

Jacquelin
- 2172 days ago - smh.com.au
FOUR female Tasmanian devils living in quarantine at a NSW zoo could be the saviours of their species from a deadly cancer plague. The devils at Dubbo's Western Plains Zoo - Tilly, Michelle, Grace and Taya - are part of a breeding program scientists ho
Devils to Be Listed as Endangered Species
Animals  (tags: tasmanian devil, disease, animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2181 days ago - abc.net.au
A deadly facial tumour disease has so depleted the wild population of tasmanian devils that the species is now about to be declared endangered. More than half of the wild devil population has been wiped out by the disease, with researchers scrambling to
Wis. Humane Society Has 7 Dogs Die of Unknown Illness
Animals  (tags: dogs, disease, death, investigation, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, pets, protection )

Cher
- 2181 days ago - wkow.madison.com
A Waukesha humane society stopped taking in dogs after seven of them died in 10 days from an unknown illness. The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County says it's no longer is accepting dogs while the disease is being investigated.
Veterinarians Discover First Known Case of Canine Distemper in a Wild Tiger
Animals  (tags: tigers, disease, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2184 days ago - wcs.org
Veterinarians from the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have confirmed the first-known case of canine distemper in a wild Siberian tiger in the Russian Far East, further threatening populations of this highly endangered big cat.
Suspected Viral Infection Kills Elephants in Kerala
Animals  (tags: elephants, disease, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2185 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
A suspected case of viral disease has resulted in the death of two wild elephants in the Wayanad district in Kerala in the last one month. The latest incident was reported from Chithalayam forest range in the district on Saturday.
'World's Ugliest Bird' a Sensation at Broward Humane Society. Video!
Animals  (tags: birds, Humane Society, disease, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, pets, wildlife, environment )

Cher
- 2196 days ago - sun-sentinel.com
The parrot suffers from a disease that causes feathers to grow deformed and irritating, so the bird plucks them. Because the disease is fatal and highly contagious to other birds, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' Wildlife Care Center
Diseases Threat to Rare Wildcats
Animals  (tags: wildcats, Scotland, disease, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals, interbreeding )

Cher
- 2199 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A vet has urged cat owners to neuter and vaccinate their pets against diseases in an effort to help protect Scotland's rare wildcat population. Jane Harley, who is based in the Cairngorms National Park, said the species was at risk from picking up highly
 

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