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Squirrel virus strikes again - Ireland's Wildlife
Wildlife experts have expressed concern at reports that a second native red squirrel has died of the deadly squirrel paropox virus in Co. Wicklow. The squirrel was discovered near Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow suffering from the disease, which is described as being similar to myxomatosis in rabbits. The squirrel pox virus is carried by the non-native …