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Contact: Mark Shwartz
Stanford University

Little Mouse on the Prairie

Caption: Stanford University researchers have identified the grasshopper mouse as the likely carrier of plague in prairie dog colonies throughout North America.

Credit: Dan Salkeld, Stanford University

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