Tag: anthrax

November 18, 2021

By cleaning up carcasses, hyenas also reduce disease

Hyenas aren’t the most popular species, but in one Ethiopian town, they may be reducing the spread of diseases from dead animals to people and livestock. When their livestock dies,...

March 11, 2016

JWM study: Elk habitat overlaps with likely anthrax outbreaks

Anthrax, a deadly spore-forming bacterial disease, has been around for quite some time. In fact, it’s one of the first diseases that a vaccine was developed for in the 1930s....