Virus causes peacocks to go spinning to their graves | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
Virus causes peacocks to go spinning to their graves, ISLAMABAD -- The peacocks of Pakistan were dying in droves. Was the government covering it up?

 

I love it: "spinning peacock disease"...which turns out to be the reasonably prosaic Newcastle disease virus.  But it's not often you get prose like this associated with viruses:

"...peacocks whirling themselves to death in mad dances that appeared to have no earthly explanation".


Via Ed Rybicki