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Sick Hawaiian monk seal has infection spread by feral cats

February 5, 2020

HONOLULU (AP) — A sick Hawaiian monk seal under the care of wildlife scientists is suffering from a parasitic infection often spread via feral cat feces, officials said.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials determined that the seal...

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

By SAM McNEIL, PENNY YI WANG, and ELAINE KURTENBACH | January 26, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities temporarily banned the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish” violators.Local authorities will “strengthen inspections and severely...