- Scientists embark on giant panda research
- In a similar way to domestic dogs and cats, giant pandas can be affected by a panda-specific parasitic roundworm called Baylisascaris schroederi.
- Raccoon roundworm: Pyrantel pamoate/marshmallow mix shows promise in reducing
- Baylisascaris procyonis is a roundworm found in the small intestines of raccoons. They excrete the eggs of this parasite in their feces. The eggs can survive in the environment for years under favorable conditions.
- Study: Baylisascaris Infection Rates in Mice Vary with Deforestation
- Journal of Parasitology – Any parasite that can spread from wild animals to people is a concern.
- Adorable Kinkajou Terrorizes 99-Year-Old Woman in Most Adorable Way
- In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that pet kinkajous can also carry a roundworm known as Baylisascaris procyonis .
- Sandboxes Are Disgusting! Are You Sure You Want Your Kids Playing in Them?
- Sandbox Kid Parasites. A 2008 study on germs found that sandboxes harbored nearly 2,000 times more bacteria, yeast, and mold per square inch than the door handles of public restrooms. Photo by Pavel L Photo and Video/Shutterstock.
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