Study examines salmon poisoning disease in grizzly bears

Salmon in the northwestern continental US often carry a fluke containing bacteria that can produce a deadly disease in bears called salmon poisoning disease (SPD). Current recovery plans for grizzly bears in the North Cascades of Washington and the mountains of central Idaho, where infected salmon currently occur, call for using bears from several interior populations; however, a new study reveals that such bears with no history of salmon consumption are likely sensitive to SPD.

Study examines salmon poisoning disease in grizzly bears

Salmon in the northwestern continental US often carry a fluke containing bacteria that can produce a deadly disease in bears called salmon poisoning disease (SPD). Current recovery plans for ...

Thu 5 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Study examines salmon poisoning disease in grizzly bears, Thu 5 Jul 18 from Eurekalert

Bear in Georgia hit, killed by car marks eighth this year, wildlife officials say

Authorities with the Warner Robins Police Department found a dead bear on Wednesday, marking the eighth to be hit and killed in middle Georgia so far this year, wildlife officials said.

Fri 6 Jul 18 from FOXNews

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