Exotics

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Take a bite out of the first 5 of the top 10 reptile diseases!

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Over 5 million turtles, snakes, lizards, & other reptiles were pets in the U.S. in 2011.

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This shellection of reptile diseases is turtley amazing!

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Chronic wasting disease can have infection rates of 79% in captive deer herds.

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Nearly 80% of white-tailed deer are infected with the meningeal worm in endemic regions.

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There are over 300 pet ferrets per 1000 pet-owning households in the U.S.

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Up to 15-40% of asymptomatic birds will test positive for avian bornavirus, the cause of proventricular dilatation disease.

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Bird owners made up 43% of humans with psittacosis between 1987 and 1996.