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Mange

Mange

See: Mangy] The scab or itch in cattle, dogs, and other beasts.

(Science: zoology) mange insect, any one of several species of small parasitic mites, which burrow in the skin of cattle. Horses, dogs, and other animals, causing the mange. The mange insect of the horse (Psoroptes, or Dermatodectes, equi), and that of cattle (symbiotes, or Dermatophagys, bovis) are the most important species. See Acarina.


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Chupacabra, real???

i know that some people say that this creature is just a coyote suffering from a severe case of mange, but personally I don't believe that

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by nova707
Sat Dec 05, 2009 8:32 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Chupacabra, real???
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Re: what animal could this be?

there is a disease called Mange where animals lose their fur. In patches or altogether. You probably just saw a sick stray cat or raccoon that was very deformed. Perhaps one with mange. :shock:

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by Homeostasis
Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:44 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: what animal could this be?
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Deformed Squirrel? Mange? Disease?

Deformed Squirrel? Mange? Disease? I hope somebody can answer this question. I've got a question about a squirrel I caught on camera yesterday. The closest thing I came to on Google was "notoedric mange", and learned it can ...

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by sharon_sharon
Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:11 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Deformed Squirrel? Mange? Disease?
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Your neighbor's dog

Sounds like mange in your neighbor's dog. Not a good thing to be around as your dog could get it. Also called Demodex, it lives under the skin and eats the hair follicles thus the hair falls out. There ARE documented cases of humans ...

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by Cherry
Tue Aug 01, 2006 1:14 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: need identification of insect/parasite
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Views: 16770

Fiber Disease

Sound like mange. I do not know if people can get it though.

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by damien james
Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:54 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Fiber Disease
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