Dangerous parasites worming their way through wildlife

30 Aug 2018
The wild dingo ( Canislupus lupus), many of the wild species helping spread parasitic worms.

Global research reveals some of the world’s most damaging parasitic worm species are being spread by wildlife, not just by dogs and cats.

An international team of scientists, including Dr Nicholas Clark from The University of Queensland’s School of Veterinary Science and Dr Konstans Wells from Swansea University, found that wildlife plays a greater role in the transmission of parasitic worms than previously understood.

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