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Long-Gone Parasite Returns to FL, Leaving a Trail of Dead Deer- Nov 25

A Long-Gone Parasite Returns to Florida, Leaving a Trail of Dead Deer- Nov 25, New York Times

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. — The first signs seemed baffling: deer stumbling around in confusion, howling in pain, found with their heads hideously disfigured — as if eaten alive.

What biologists discovered turned out to be even more frightening: the reappearance of a parasite known as the New World screwworm fly that had not been seen in the United States since the 1970s and had been considered eradicated.

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