Tag Archives: Echinococcus Granulosus

Wildlife vet says don’t blame wolves for tapeworm

[large thumbnail url=”wildlife-vet-says-dont-blame-wolves-for-tapeworm” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”wildlife-vet-says-dont-blame-wolves-for-tapeworm” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] The wolves of the northern Rocky Mountains are getting sick from the parasitic tapeworm Echinococcus – Mark Johnson, the veterinarian who oversaw the health of the wolves prior to their reintroduction says it was definitely not something the wolves brought with them.

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Reality Check: Western Wolves and Parasites

[large thumbnail url=”reality-check-western-wolves-and-parasites” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”reality-check-western-wolves-and-parasites” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”15″] The International Wolf Center talks to renowned wolf biologist David Mech about the wolf and parasite controversy.

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