Russian & WCS veterinarians (image) Wildlife Conservation Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Working at the Bronx Zoo's Wildlife Health Center, Dr. Denise McAloose, Chief Pathologist for the Wildlife Conservation Society (center), examines a tiger blood smear with Russian health experts Dr. Irina Korotkova (left) and Mikhail Goncaruk (right). Health experts from WCS and several Russian organizations helped confirm the presence of distemper (a viral pathogen that afflicts dogs and several wildlife species) in Siberian (Amur) tigers in the wild with samples from the Russian Far East. The results were presented this week in the Russian Far East city of Ussurisk. Credit Image courtesy of Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society. Usage Restrictions Appropriate caption and credit required Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.