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Bird-flu virus makes itself at home in Canada’s foxes and skunks

Young Striped Skunk in roadside ditch.

Striped skunks in Canada have died of a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza, which the animals might have caught by scavenging dead birds. Credit: Getty

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Nature 616, 10 (2023)



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