TITLE

THE NATURAL EXPLANATION

AUTHOR(S)
ESPELIE, ERIN
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Natural History;Apr2012, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Ethiopian wolves found in Ethiopia's Bale Mountains, and the causes of their dwindling population. California nature photographer Rebecca Jackrel reports that the specific pack she followed has only seven members left due to canine distemper virus and rabies infections that were transmitted to the wolves by local dogs. The total population of all Ethiopian wolves is just 425, making this species the most endangered carnivore in Africa.
ACCESSION #
75497880

 

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