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The Ferrets Magazine Newswire, May 30, 2008

Insecticide being used to battle plague, see the black-footed ferret cam, rabies cases on the rise.

Posted: May 30, 2008, 10 p.m. EDT

Insecticide Being Used To Battle Plague That Threatens Black-Footed Ferrets
Biologists will soon begin spreading insecticide to kill off fleas that spread plague, which is threatening endangered black-footed ferrets and the prairie dog population in an area of South Dakota, the Rapid City Journal reports. View the article>>

See A Black-Footed Ferret
The Smithsonian National Zoological Park is one of the few breeding facilities for black-footed ferrets, and you can see the ferrets on the Ferret Cam. Visit the website>>

Rabies Cases On The Rise

A county in Maryland already is logging an above-average number of cases of rabies. Officials urge residents to keep their pets’ rabies vaccinations up to date. The Cumberland Times-News reports. View the article>>

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