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Sylvatic plague vaccine and management of prairie dogs

Disease is threatening these previously abundant rodents. We have developed a vaccine that can be delivered using oral baits; our work now shifts to optimizing the distribution of the vaccine.

by Rocke, Tonie E.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3087
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Related topics:
Keystone species, Mammals, Pathology, Therapeutic methods, Wildlife disease, Wildlife population management

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