[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Andy Fell
University of California - Davis

Zebra Carcass

Caption: Vultures gather at a zebra carcass in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Zebras can fall victim to anthrax. The new bacteriophage virus called Tsamsa, isolated from zebra carcasses in the park, kills the anthrax bacterium.

Credit: Holly Ganz, UC Davis.

Usage Restrictions: May be used with acknowledgement of the source.

Related news release: New, unusually large virus kills anthrax agent

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]