Wild monkeys with killer herpes are breeding like crazy in Florida

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Last year, experts warned that the rhesus macaques are a public health threat. It now seems that the monkey business is likely to get worse, with a wildlife expert revealing that their population is set to double in the next few years.

It’s going to be a problem… Continual growth of that population is going to occur without intervention,” Steve Johnson told Florida ABC-affiliate WFTV in a report published January 3. Johnson is a professor and wildlife expert at the University of Florida and part of a team of researchers that has followed the monkeys for years.

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This article and images were originally posted on [Science – Ars Technica] January 3, 2019 at 12:07PM. Credit to the original author and Science – Ars Technica | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

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