Les hommes ont oublié cette vérité. Mais tu ne dois pas l'oublier, dit le renard. Tu deviens responsable pour toujours de ce que tu as apprivoisé.
Le Petit Prince, chap. 21

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Toxoplasmosis risk to sea-otters

Seventeen percent of sea otters die from brain disease caused by a single-cell deadly parasite, Toxoplasma gondii. For eons, this parasite has moved mostly without notice among animals, including humans, on land. But now, it is migrating to the sea, where it is infecting mammals, including sea otters, whose immune systems are unprepared for the assault.

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