White-lipped Peccaries (image) Wildlife Conservation Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Veterinarians from the Wildlife Conservation Society and its partners have conducted one of the first health assessments of white-lipped peccaries in Brazil's Pantanal. The study was an effort to gauge the impact of Leptospirosis -- a zoonotic bacteria that affects a wide range of animals as well as humans -- on wildlife and livestock. Credit © Ellen Wang Usage Restrictions One time usage only. Use the following credit: © Ellen Wang 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.