Deer Mice

Image: Deer mice

Caption: Carrier for the hantavirus that has been traced to the Canyon of Muerto.
Biologists working at an NSF-supported Long-Term Ecological Research site, led by Terry Yates of the University of New Mexico, were able to find the deadly hantavirus in mouse tissue archived years before.

Source: Terry Yates, University of New Mexico

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NSF Funded: No

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