Pitchfork Ranch, Wyoming

Image: Pitchfork Ranch, Wyoming

Detailed Description

Over 30 organizations and agencies are testing a USGS-developed oral sylvatic plague vaccine (SPV) at sites such as the Pitchfork Ranch in Wyoming, pictured here. If successful, the SPV could help protect endangered black-footed ferret populations in the western U.S. because the ferrets rely on prairie dogs for food.

The SPV project is a collaboration of over 30 organizations and agencies.

Details

Image Dimensions: 2992 x 1120

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Location Taken: Meeteetse, WY, US