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Title of the project

Research on the progression of rabies and other diseases

Description

Collecting samples of species in order to research and follow the progression of rabies and other diseases.

Samples can be from hunted or already dead found specimen. Samples shall be posted to Evira (Finnish food Safety Authority), which will do the analysis.

Location

Country Finland
Level National

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Abundant species, Invasive Alien species
Species Type Mammals, Generalist predators
Name(s) of main species fox (Vulpes vulpes), raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)
pine marten (Martes martes), American mink (Neovison vison) and badger (Meles meles)

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)

Partners

Publication(s)

https://www.evira.fi/globalassets/tietoa-evirasta/esittely/toiminta/valvonta/2009/elainten_terveyden_valvonta_2009.pdf

Weblinks

https://www.evira.fi/elaimet/elainten-terveys-ja-elaintaudit/elaintaudit/usealle-elainlajille-yhteiset-taudit/raivotauti-eli-rabies/