Archive: December 2018

Not all hares die due to tularaemia

In November DWHC reported that tularaemia was found in the province of Overijssel and in the province of Limburg. Also in other parts of the Netherlands hare mortality was reported. It was questioned if the tularaemia was also the cause of death in those parts. In most cases there seems to be a different cause of death.
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Massive numbers of starlings are dying: no clear cause

Around the end of October and early part of November, dozens of dead starlings were found underneath the trees around the Huygenspark in The Hague for several days. The animal ambulance ‘The Hague’  and bird sanctuary ‘De Wulp’ collected around 300 dead starlings. A few of these were post-mortem examined at the DWHC1.
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