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Iberian Lynx in Crisis: Virus Outbreak Threatens the World's Most Endangered Cat
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- 45 days ago -
The lynx's future depends on whether its sole prey, the European rabbit, can survive an outbreak of a disease known as rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV). A new variant of RHDV has arrived with a vengeance, leaving dead rabbits across Iberia
Yes, Tigers Are Dying, But Killing Stray Dogs Won't Help
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- 64 days ago -
In India, many tigers have tested positive for CDV, a virus that has claimed the lives of at least four big cats in the early part of 2014. Four endangered animals is four too many.
Dog Virus A Catastrophe For India's Tigers
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- 186 days ago -
The virus killed at least four tigers throughout Northern and Eastern India in the past year, with the latest fatality occurring just last month at the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve.
India Scrambles To Save Tigers From Deadly Canine Distemper Virus
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- 197 days ago -
India is scrambling to protect its beleaguered tiger population after several big cats tested positive for a virus common among dogs but deadly to other carnivores, experts said.
Virus Outbreak That Killed 7 Big Cats Appears Over
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- 231 days ago -
A spokeswoman for a North Texas animal sanctuary where seven big cats have died of a virus says the worst of the outbreak appears to be over even though some cats still show symptoms.
7th Big Cat Dies at Texas Animal Refuge From Virus
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- 327 days ago -
A tiger described as the "soul" of a North Texas animal sanctuary became the seventh big cat to die from an outbreak of a fatal virus, a spokeswoman for the refuge said Monday.
Distemper Outbreak at Wylie Sanctuary Kills Lion and Tiger
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- 379 days ago -
Since June, the distemper virus has infected more than 20 big cats, according to officials at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center.
The Plague That's Killing Our Spring Lambs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, virus )

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- 583 days ago -
A virus spread by midges is having a worse impact than when it first hit last year
Oregon Cat First Feline Death From H1N1
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- 1712 days ago -
A 10-year old male cat has died from the H1N1 flu virus, and veterinarians are cautioning that it may be possible for cats to transmit the virus to humans, according to the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).
Aphids Saved From Gruesome Death By Virus-Infected Bacteria
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- 1803 days ago -
The term "beneficial virus" sounds like an oxymoron. But for pea aphids under attack by parasitic wasps, carrying infected bacteria is the difference between life and a slow death, according to new research
Snopes.Com: Virus Warning: FTC/DOJ/DOT Complaint Download
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- 2163 days ago -
Stay up to date with what is out there. Follow Link to Index page to keep track of those all to common Virus Fwds. Save link to your Favorites & check back often for NEW WARNINGS!!!
Can Dogs Give You Breast Cancer? Bizarre Medical Theories That Experts Claim May Actually Be True
Offbeat  (tags: humans, breast cancer, virus, dogs, cats, risk )

- 2462 days ago -
Could it really be true that keeping a dog increases the risk of the disease? Analysis of breast cancer cases by researchers showed that patients with this type of cancer were significantly more likely to have kept a dog than a cat.

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