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Public enemy number one

作者:茅瘕哳    发布时间:2019-03-07 03:11:02    

LIVING on earthworms and insects in fields and gardens, hedgehogs seem to live blameless lives. But according to a leading wildlife vet they could be among the most dangerous animals in Europe. Ian Keymer, a former pathologist at London Zoo, told the British Veterinary Association meeting in Bath last week that hedgehogs carry up to 16 diseases known to affect people, including salmonellosis, leptospirosis and even TB. Young children are particularly at risk through touching droppings left by the animals when they forage in gardens. Keymer also warned adults picking up injured hedgehogs to wear gloves to protect themselves. “The 16 diseases we know about could be the tip of the iceberg,

 

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