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Strange Weather Triggered Bacteria That Killed 200,000 Endangered Antelope

Strange Weather Triggered Bacteria That Killed 200,000 Endangered Antelope

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Over the span of three weeks in 2015, more than 200,000 saiga antelope suddenly died in central Kazakhstan. Scientists knew that bacteria called Pasteurella multocida type B caused the mass death. Now, new research suggests that the bacteria was already present in the animals; it was triggered and …

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