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Bluetongue

Bluetongue

a reovirus infection, chiefly of sheep, characterised by a swollen blue tongue, catarrhal inflammation of upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts, and often by inflammation of sensitive laminae of the feet and coronet.


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Re: Unknown Australian Bluetongue - Sport? New Species?

Thanks, that same thought came to mind as we originally found it sunbaking on the road and it camoflaged to it very well, but this makes me wonder- you would assume that those which are not affraid to go near cars would have a lower survival rate(although there are not many cars on this road), but m...

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by futurezoologist
Sun Mar 15, 2009 6:34 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unknown Australian Bluetongue - Sport? New Species?
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Unknown Australian Bluetongue - Sport? New Species?

... species while exploring near Derby in north Western Australia I have had a good hunt around the internet and in books but i am unable to find a bluetongue with these colours, the closest i could find was the centralian bluetongue (Tiliqua Multifasciata) and it is also the only tiliqua species ...

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by futurezoologist
Mon Feb 23, 2009 12:47 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unknown Australian Bluetongue - Sport? New Species?
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