Tuesday, 30 January 2018

NEWSLINK: A Deadly Dog Virus Has Infected the World's Most Endangered Big Cat

Canine distemper virus (CDV) causes a serious illness that can threaten the lives of our beloved dogs, so many pet owners take care to vaccinate their furry buddies against it. But CDV can also infect a diversity of wild carnivore species, from coyotes to skunks and raccoons. Unfortunately, CDV has now found a new target—the Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis), the most endangered big cat in the world.

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