News tagged with parasites

Birds find ways to avoid raising cuckoos' young

Some species of birds reproduce not by rearing their own young, but by handing that task on to adults of other species. Known as brood parasitism, this habit has been most thoroughly researched in the cuckoo. ...

Apr 08, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 0

Study tracks beef measles outbreak

A livestock feed supplement contaminated with human faeces is being blamed for an outbreak of parasite infection in a cattle feedlot in northwest NSW.

Mar 07, 2013 not rated yet 0