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When hantavirus emerged in the Southwestern United States in 1993, for example, research using the museum’s collections showed that the disease was present in deer mice as far back as 1979.
According to the ABC10 News, Spencer Fry, who is a tour guide at Bodie State Park, claims he was exposed to the deadly respiratory sickness spread by deer mice droppings or saliva after spending the night at the popular ghost town destination.
As new vegetation takes root, deer mice, voles, shrews, and chipmunks move in for the harvest.
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