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Webmaster Posted 12-Aug-2014 16:33


From Science Daily and BBC on 12-Aug-2014 16:33

A bacterial parasite previously thought to infect only a few species of feeder birds is actually infecting a surprisingly wide range of species, though most do not show signs of illness, researchers report. “The results were shocking,” says one investigator. “More than half the bird species we tested have been exposed to the bacteria responsible for House Finch eye disease.”

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