Monitoring peccaries in Brazil benefits wildlife, local communities and food security

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 14:30 in Biology & Nature

Veterinarians have conducted one of the first health assessments of white-lipped peccaries (medium-sized pig-like animals) in Brazil's Pantanal. The study was an effort to gauge the impact of Leptospirosis -- a zoonotic bacteria that affects a wide range of animals as well as humans -- on wildlife and livestock.

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