‘Swamp Cancer’ Claims More Chincoteague Ponies

Four horses infected with the disease, formally known as pythiosis, did not respond to treatment and were put down last week, according to a syndicated report that appeared yesterday in the Winston-Salem Journal.

A veterinarian interviewed for the piece suggested that the ailment was spreading northward (from southern states) because of a ‘changing climate.’  Good grief.

RELATED: Another Chincoteague Pony Dies of ‘Swamp Cancer’.

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