How Canine Distemper Presents a Risk to Wildlife

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The county I live in has a problem. First, we thought it was an outbreak of rabies (shudder) in the raccoon population, but testing of dead animals showed only a couple of cases of rabies.

In fact, it was a disease that can show very similar symptoms: Canine distemper.

What is Canine Distemper?