Dolphins May Warn of Health Risks in Humans

Posted by Trish Riley, February 19, 2010

Scientists report that dolphins suffer from diseases similar to those found in humans, and the mammals’ experiences could shed light on the effects that contaminated water and seafood have on people.

Researchers from the Marine Animal Disease Lab at the University of Florida have found at least new 50 viruses in dolphins, most of which had not been found previously in any marine mammals.

via Dolphins May Warn of Health Risks in Humans.

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