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Cattle are more likely to contract bovine TB from the environment they live in than from direct contact with badgers, new research has revealed. The study, by the Zoological School of London (ZSL) and Imperial College, used GPS tracking collars to follow badger and cattle over a two-year period on 20 farms in Cornwall, recording the extent to which the two species made direct contact. “We know that badgers can give TB to cattle, and we have strong evidence that […]
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