Beware a staggering squirrel in your backyard
An article from Margaret Beam of the Toronto Sun explains her recent introduction to the most common cause of neurological disease seen in Ontario’s grey squirrel population. She found a very uncoordinated squirrel on her porch one morning, which prompted her to investigate the probable cause of the animals condition. Dr. Douglas Campbell, a Veterinary Pathologist with the Ontario CCWHC lab provided some insight into a common parasite, Baylisascaris procyonis, that can affect wildlife, domestic animals and humans.
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