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How Will Wildlife Loss Affect Diseases That Jump From Animals to Humans?

posted Jun 1, 2014, 9:56 PM by chloe owens

5/5/14, by Helen Thompson, Smithsonian.com

How Will Wildlife Loss Affect Diseases That Jump From Animals to Humans?

In an east African case study, scientists found that taking large wildlife out of an ecosystem increases the number of disease-infested rodents.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-will-wildlife-loss-affect-diseases-jump-humans-animals-180951332/?no-ist

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