Distemper Virus


Distemper virus affects wild carnivores of all stripes

Tigers, lions and other wild carnivores, already under threat from poaching and habitat loss, are falling victim to a virus that could soon drive endangered populations to extinction. Canine distemper virus strikes wild carnivores of all stripes, including Amur tigers, — also called Siberian tigers — which roam the Russian Far East in ever-dwindling numbers. […]

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