Category: Alberta

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Mind Controlling Parasite in Alberta!

Here in Canada we don’t often pay much attention to parasites. They are usually considered something you would get if you went travelling. The fact is, though, some disease-causing parasites are travelling here, putting both...

A parasite of the North American river otter: Potential cause of blindness in burbot? 0

A parasite of the North American river otter: Potential cause of blindness in burbot?

The North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) is a fur bearing mammal of economic value. Historically they were distributed throughout Canada and United States but their present range is fragmented due to pollution and...