Wildlife Health News Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Stay in the know- Wildlife health headlines from around the world 2019!

Projects needing volunteer help

Volunteers to cleanup litter in Huntington Beach Saturday June 8 (CA) June 4, 2019
http://www.alisolagunanews.com/volunteers-to-cleanup-litter-in-huntington-beach-saturday-june-8/

DEM researchers ask for public’s help with wild turkey sightings (RI) June 4, 2019
https://www.newportri.com/news/20190604/dem-researchers-ask-for-publics-help-with-wild-turkey-sightings

Zoonotic diseases

Vet varsity to set up lab to study zoonotic diseases (Thrissur, India) June 4, 2019
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/69656752.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

Afya Moja: Engaging Communities in One Health in Laikipia, Kenya June 4, 2019
https://nationalzoo.si.edu/global-health-program/news/afya-moja-engaging-communities-one-health-laikipia-kenya

Changing climate may affect animal-to-human disease transfer June 5, 2019
https://vetpracticemag.com.au/changing-climate-may-affect-animal-to-human-disease-transfer/

Vulnerability to Ebola and Lassa fever can now be properly assessed June 4, 2019
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190604131223.htm

Second Raccoon Tests Positive For Rabies In Lower Providence, PA June 4, 2019
https://patch.com/pennsylvania/lowerprovidence/second-racoon-tests-positive-rabies-lower-providence

Second rabies case identified in SW Nebraska June 5, 2019
https://www.nptelegraph.com/lifestyle/second-rabies-case-identified-in-sw-nebraska/article_35cb1af2-8734-11e9-971e-d72f73633426.html

Bat found in bedroom of N.J. home tests positive for rabies June 4, 2019
https://www.nj.com/news/2019/06/bat-found-in-bedroom-of-nj-home-tests-positive-for-rabies.html

Raccoon caught in Meriden, CT tests positive for rabies June 4, 2019
http://www.myrecordjournal.com/News/Meriden/Meriden-News/A-raccoon-that-tested-positive-for-rabies-was-caught-in-Meriden-Tuesday.html

Drop in rabies jabs in KZN a cause for alarm (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) June 5, 2019
https://northcoastcourier.co.za/132183/drop-rabies-jabs-kzn-cause-alarm/

Helicopter dropping oral rabies vaccination in Austintown, OH June 4, 2019
https://www.wkbn.com/news/local-news/helicopter-dropping-oral-rabies-vaccination-in-austintown/2052189186

Baby Raccoon 14th Animal To Test Positive For Rabies In Allegheny County, PA June 5, 2019
https://kdkaradio.radio.com/articles/baby-raccoon-14th-animal-test-positive-rabies-allegheny-county

Rabid fox, raccoon captured in Warren County, VA June 4, 2019
https://www.nvdaily.com/nvdaily/rabid-fox-raccoon-captured-in-warren/article_0e289b87-eb67-549a-815a-c1851b24c86b.html

Researchers discover bacterial diversity in Justinianic Plague June 5, 2019
https://phys.org/news/2019-06-bacterial-diversity-justinianic-plague.html

Man tests positive as Kerala braces for Nipah emergency (India) June 4, 2019
https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/man-tests-positive-as-kerala-braces-for-nipah-emergency/story-RNV8t4eQXiCuxtGvO0Gs8I.html

Nipah virus: Roosting sites of bats under surveillance (India) June 4, 2019
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/surveillance-stepped-up-in-bats-habitats/article27471930.ece

Tick, Tick, Tick: Vector-Borne Diseases Ramp Up June 4, 2019
https://www.contagionlive.com/publications/contagion/2019/june/tick-tick-tick-vectorborne-diseases-ramp-up

Pollution

Why Microplastic is a Big Pollution Problem June 4, 2019
https://goodtimes.sc/santa-cruz-news/news/microplastic-pollution/

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? June 4, 2019
https://daily.jstor.org/is-plastic-pollution-depriving-us-of-oxygen/

Plastic pollution: 'Mission to eradicate' plastic in canals (England) June 5, 2019
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-48516745

Toxins

Vilas Co. deputies add lead-free ammo to utility belts, hoping to cut down on accidental eagle poisoning (WI) June 4, 2019
https://www.wjfw.com/storydetails/20190604184118/vilas_co_deputies_add_leadfree_ammo_to_utility_belts_hoping_to_cut_down_on_accidental_eagle_poisoning

Hunting ammo: Britain’s shooters less divided on a lead ban than expected June 4, 2019
https://theconversation.com/hunting-ammo-britains-shooters-less-divided-on-a-lead-ban-than-expected-118287

CT wildlife rehabilitator: ‘Rat poison’ is killing state’s raptors June 4, 2019
http://www.shorelinetimes.com/news/ct-wildlife-rehabilitator-rat-poison-is-killing-state-s-raptors/article_5afb4320-5153-5ee3-b239-62e18d22462a.html

Mammals

FWP studying chronic wasting disease after Libby, MT incident June 4, 2019
https://kpax.com/news/montana-outdoors/2019/06/04/fwp-studying-chronic-wasting-disease-after-libby-incident/

MDC proposes new efforts to limit spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (Missouri) June 4, 2019
https://www.ky3.com/content/news/MDC-proposes-new-efforts-to-limit-spread-of-Chronic-Wasting-Disease-510816111.html

Mountain lion sickened from eating bratwurst returned to the wild months later (Colorado) June 4, 2019
https://www.foxnews.com/great-outdoors/mountain-lion-sick-bratwurst-returned-wild

Keep your pets safe from infected wild animals (NY) June 4, 2019
https://www.wkbw.com/news/protecting-your-family/keep-your-pets-safe-from-infected-wild-animals

Grieving Dolphin Can’t Accept Her Calf Is Dead, Pushes It Through Florida Waters June 5, 2019
https://www.theepochtimes.com/grieving-dolphin-cant-accept-her-calf-is-dead-pushes-it-through-florida-waters_2950900.html

Whale of a dilemma: what to do with washed-up mammal June 4, 2019
https://www.southcoasttoday.com/news/20190604/whale-of-dilemma-what-to-do-with-washed-up-mammal

Endangered right whale found dead in Gulf of St. Lawrence, feds hope to test June 4, 2019
https://toronto.citynews.ca/2019/06/04/endangered-right-whale-found-dead-in-gulf-of-st-lawrence-feds-hope-to-test/

Dead whale is buried in sand at Huntington Beach, CA after several attempts to tow it back to the ocean June 4, 2019
https://www.ocregister.com/2019/06/04/dead-whale-is-buried-in-sand-at-huntington-beach-after-several-attempts-to-tow-it-back-to-the-ocean/

What to do when marine animals are stranded on the beach (FL) June 4, 2019
https://www.wjhg.com/content/news/What-to-do-when-marine-life-is-stranded-on-the-beach-510831361.html

‘Dolphins may have died due to environmental conditions’ (India) June 5, 2019
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/dolphins-may-have-died-dueto-environmental-conditions/article27476738.ece

Reptiles

Texas coastal flooding strands about 100 endangered turtles June 3, 2019
https://madison.com/news/national/texas-coastal-flooding-strands-about-endangered-turtles/article_5d4e2da9-462a-5bf2-a2e2-8fa4ba74101e.html

Fish

Spreading ‘dead zone’ could choke off nutrients for local marine life (Gulf of Mexico) June 4, 2019
https://kristv.com/news/2019/06/04/spreading-dead-zone-could-choke-off-nutrients-local-marine-life-gulf-of-mexico-plankton-mississippi-river-harte-research-institute/

Invertebrates

As some sea star populations make a comeback, scientists may have found cause of ‘wasting disease’ June 4, 2019
https://www.kbbi.org/post/some-sea-star-populations-make-comeback-scientists-may-have-found-cause-wasting-disease

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