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Usually when we think about animals and disease, we think about illnesses that they transmit to us – like swine flu or Lyme disease. But illness is often a two-way street, and while animals can pass pathogens to us, we can also pass our own pathogens to animals.

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Sources:
Mountain gorilla:
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/17/…
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases…
https://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/02/op…
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/art…
https://www.jstor.org/stable/20096440…

Pigs:
https://www.healthline.com/health/swi…
https://jcm.asm.org/content/48/9/3204
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/7564… [PDF]
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science…
https://science.sciencemag.org/conten…
https://jvi.asm.org/content/65/7/3704…

Elephants:
https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-to…
https://repository.si.edu/bitstream/h…
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/p… 98-2361%282000%2919%3A5%3C393%3A%3AAID-ZOO9%3E3.0.CO%3B2-T
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
https://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/cont…
https://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/cont…
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science…
https://www.cambridge.org/core/servic…
https://rense.com/general77/eleph.htm
https://www.asesg.org/PDFfiles/2014/G…

Monkeys:
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10….
https://www.researchgate.net/publicat… [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/… [PDF]
https://www.researchgate.net/publicat… [PDF]
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science…

Penguins:
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/…
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science…
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journa…

Image Sources:
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia…
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi…

https://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.ph… CREDIT:Reto Stöckli, NASA Earth Observatory
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