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Hunting Ban Extended for Antelope Species Being Studied with Funding from Morris Animal Foundation

February 9, 2011 MAF

Recently, Kazakhstan extended a ban on hunting saiga antelopes until 2021 as the nation works to save the endangered species.

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Bacterial Etiology of Necrotic Arachnidism in Black Widows

January 11, 2011 MAF

Study Results: Student Research Indicates that Current Spider-bite Treatment Is Inadequate .

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Drug Provides More Effective Treatment of Pain in Amazon Parrots

December 27, 2010 MAF

MAF Successful Outcome: Understanding and treating painful conditions in birds has improved considerably in recent years.

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Study Establishes Critical Genome Bank for Tasmanian Devils

December 2, 2010 MAF

MAF Successful Outcome: Once found throughout Australia, wild Tasmanian devils are now found only on the island of Tasmania, where the population is rapidly declining because of a fatal and contagious epidemic of facial tumor disease.

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Morris Animal Foundation Teams with American Association of Zoo Veterinarians to Honor Postgraduate Researchers

November 2, 2010 MAF

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Understanding Infectious Diseases in Wild Birds

October 6, 2010 MAF

MAF Successful Outcome: With the increase in wildlife and zoonotic diseases across the world, wildlife surveillance is becoming a necessity.

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Morris Animal Foundation Study Update

September 30, 2010 MAF

Potential Climate Change Side Effect - More Parasites An South American Birds. Read more.




Saving a species, one gorilla at a time

September 8, 2010 MAF

From its beginnings nearly 25 years ago as a small operation with just two field veterinarians and a handful of staff, the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project (MGVP) has grown into the largest veterinary organization that protects the lives of endangered mountain gorillas in Africa.

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Veterinary Student Scholar Wins at National Symposium

August 30, 2010 MAF

Vanessa Hale, a 2010 Morris Animal Foundation veterinary student scholar from Purdue University, was one of six award winners in her division at the Merial-NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium.

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Addressing Management of Captive Cheetahs to Curb Feline Herpesvirus

August 6, 2010 MAF

Successful Outcome: Feline herpesvirus (FHV) is a viral infection that is endemic in captive cheetahs and can cause respiratory disease and debilitating skin and eye ulcers.

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Wildlife Efforts Underway in the Gulf

June 23, 2010 From AVMF

AVMF supports the work of the Morris Animal Foundation and Betty White.

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Lending a “Fin” and Fund in Helping Dolphins

June 23, 2010 MAF

MAF staff members John Taylor and Tina Martinez traveled to Sarasota, Florida, to spread the word about the first study funded by the Betty White Wildlife Rapid Response Fund. The study looks at the long-term effects of the oil spill on nearby dolphins.

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MAF Goes Wild with Betty White

May 11, 2010 MAF

We established the Betty White Wildlife Rapid Response Fund to give wildlife researchers timely monetary aid to respond to unexpected events, such as natural disasters and emerging diseases, that result in the immediate need for animal health research.

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February Study Successes

March 1, 2010 MAF

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Saving Endangered Amphibians

February 1, 2010 MAF

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2009: A Year of Animal Health Successes

December 14, 2009 Morris Animal Foundation

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Rare Births of Captive Clouded Leopard Cubs

November 5, 2009 MAF

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Mountain Gorilla Web Exclusive

August 18, 2009 MAF

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New Knowledge to Fight West Nile Virus in Raptors

August 11, 2009 MAF

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