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How Sea Turtles Sparked a Collaboration Between Leonardo Fellows

September 30, 2019

Costanza Manes, One Health Center Zoologist and Leonardo Fellow A New, Puzzling Project I am working on a project on a very ugly disease affecting sea turtles. I’m a zoologist, a scuba diver, and always liked marine life with a great interest ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Climate Change, Fibropapillomatosis, Infectious Diseases, Leonardo Fellows, One Health, Sea Turtles
Figure 1. According to Florida law, all dogs, cats, and ferrets greater than 4 months of age must be vaccinated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian.

Facts about Wildlife Diseases: Rabies

July 27, 2015

Rabies is a virus carried by mammals. It kills infected humans and animals if they are not treated shortly after exposure. Rabies can be prevented, but it cannot be cured once symptoms become evident. This 6-page fact sheet explains how rabies ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Holly K. Ober, Infectious Diseases, Samantha Wisely, Veterinary Medicine: Pets, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation Department

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