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Dog ticks a growing concern in Alaska

...also have been found in Alaska, raising concerns for dogs, wildlife and the risk of spreading diseases to people.Kimberlee Beckmen of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-22/dog-ticks-growing-concern-alaska
State
Alaska Science Forum: Solving the mystery of the South Fork wolf, part II

The wolf lies on a metal table, its white legs and massive paws hanging over the edge. Kimberlee Beckmen, a wildlife veterinarian, wears a white lab coat and purple gloves. Scalpel in hand, she positions herself at the wolf's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-07/alaska-science-forum-solving-mystery
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf

...the frozen carcass to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Office in Fairbanks. There, wildlife veterinarian Kimberlee Beckmen will examine it and perhaps find the cause of death.Anxious to move because he has stripped to his t-shirt and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/alaska-science-forum-mystery-south-f
Outdoors
Disease kills hundreds of seabirds in Alaska

...including in California, Nevada and Texas, The Anchorage Daily News reported."It's super, super common," said Kimberlee Beckmen, a Fish and Game wildlife veterinarian. "The only unusual part is us finding a die-off in Alaska."Most of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-09/disease-kills-hundreds-seabirds-alaska
State
Rabid Alaska wolf prompts health warnings

...such as wolves, wolverines and foxes. Rabid animals often display no fear of people, wildlife veterinarian Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen said in a department announcement. They sometimes attack inanimate moving objects or move erratically.The wolf...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-24/rabid-alaska-wolf-prompts-health-warnin
State
Dead snowshoe hare in Fairbanks tied to bacterial disease

...humans."Hares die of this infection every spring and summer in the Interior," said wildlife veterinarian Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen. "This is the first hare we've tested this year, but we've had multiple reports of sick hares and expect more...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-06-21/dead-snowshoe-hare-fairbanks-tied-ba
Outdoors
Wolf gashes Alaska trapper riding on snowmobile

...wolves killed in the upper Tanana and Yukon river regions and none were positive for rabies.State veterinarian Kimberlee Beckmen said the behavior of the wolf that attacked Grangaard was suspicious."When a wolf attacks somebody, it's either...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-19/wolf-gashes-alaska-trapper-riding-snowm
State
3 moose confirmed dead from chokecherry, yew

...animals with segmented stomachs. It's danger to cattle is well-documented, said state wildlife veterinarian Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen, and goats, deer and moose also are at risk. When buds are chewed and swallowed, they react with chemicals in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021711/reg_786804668.shtml
Regional News
Prince of Wales Island bat tests positive for rabies

...This poses no new threat to humans, but rabies is a serious health threat, because it can kill you," said Kimberlee Beckmen, wildlife veterinarian for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Little is known about how far Alaska bats travel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092206/sta_20060922015.shtml
News
Village on alert for rabid wolves

...week. Tests were performed by the Alaska State Virology Laboratory in Fairbanks on the 17-month-old female. Kimberlee Beckmen, a wildlife veterinarian with the Department of Fish and Game, said rabies is rare in wolves in Alaska, but the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110507/sta_20071105007.shtml
News

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