Monday, 14 August 2017

Anthrax: A hidden threat to wildlife in the tropics


Date: August 2, 2017
Source: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Summary:
Anthrax, a disease so far not associated with tropical rain forests, is common in the Ivory Coast's Taï National Park and is posing a serious threat to wildlife there. The bacterium could soon even cause the extinction of local chimpanzee populations.


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