Death of a wild wolf from canine parvoviral enteritis

L. David Mech, Harold J. Kurtz, Sagar Goyal

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A 9-mo-old female wolf (Canis lupus) in the Superior National Forest of Minnesota (USA) died from a canine parvovirus (CPV) infection. This is the first direct evidence that this infection effects free-ranging wild wolves.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-322
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of wildlife diseases
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1997


  • Canine parvovirus
  • Canis lupus
  • Disease
  • Mortality
  • Serology
  • Wolf


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