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Sylvatic Plague Photo Gallery

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Conata Basin, South Dakota.
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Prairie dog in Conata Basin.
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Prairie dog in Conata Basin.
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Prairie dog in Conata Basin.
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Live trap set to catch a black-footed ferret.
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Black-footed ferret in a live trap.
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Black-footed ferret in a live trap.
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USGS scientist Christopher Brand holding a live-caught black-footed ferret.
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USGS scientist injects a vaccine into a black-footed ferret.
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Prairie Wildlife Research biologist examines a blood sample from a black-footed ferret.
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Fish and Wildlife Service scientist sprays a prairie dog burrow with insecticide to kill the fleas that carry plague.

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