Howdy and Welcome to the EEARSS by Alligator Robb Podcast produced by Terrier TV. On Season 2 Episode 33 EEARSS by Alligator Robb Podcast we are join by Dr. Robert Ossiboff with the Zoological Medicine Diagnostic Laboratory of the College of Veterinary Medicine with the University of Florida.
Dr. Ossiboff, or Oz as he goes by is a wealth of information. Goodness gracious the information! Flipping love it. We talk to Oz about several different things that are going on in Florida with our wildlife and disease. He explains how Florida is the hot-spot of viruses, bacterium and fungal infections jumping wildlife species We discuss possible Zoonotic Viral and Bacterial diseases.
Ever want to know what was the cause of all the death’s of Softshell and other turtles that have been found in the St. John’s River and Lakes attached? About A new Species of Virus he recently found in a sick alligator in Northern Florida? A type of Bacteria that is affecting anoles on the West Coast of Florida and how terrifying it is for other species of wildlife, maybe even us. The travel of snake fungal disease…. I could go on and on!
This should be an eye opening discussion for anyone that wonders about the true effect of invasive and exotic species on our native wildlife and the diseases that feel very at home now in our backyards and why that is!
You can contact Dr. Ossiboff at this Link https://www.vetmed.ufl.edu/profile/ossiboff-robert/
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Thank you to Edna Wilson with Celebrate ReMax Aerospace for sponsoring our program. Edna and her team love Titusville and the Space Coast. They are dedicated to helping their town thrive. They know buying or selling a home is a really big deal! They promise to help you make your homeownership dreams come true. Visit EdnaWilson.com. They are a Huge Blessing to so many Including EEARSS.
Also want to give a huge shout out to all those other people and business who help keep our organization going, please visit them and tell them we sent you their way. Kelsey’s Pizza in Titusville, Without them and their support we would have never been able to have our EcoFest Event Last year.
Brad Ford of Ford Animal Rescue (great man), Hello Again Books in Cocoa Village (Love these two), From Olives and Grapes in Cocoa Village (Go Check um out! Stan is the man!) Space Coast Executive Jet Center (the kindness here is unmatched), Kat Cary for all your Chicago RealEstate Needs! (Look no further than her!) Pelican Coast Marine, Viber Farmer, Adjust The Mic, Pat Fisher Nissan in Titusville and many more. Love and Appreciate all of you! Couldn’t do what we do without you!
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