Pet owners intrigued by the exotic are getting something extra with their imported iguanas -- exotic forms of Salmonella bacteria that can cause life-threatening illness in humans, Cornell University veterinary researchers are finding.
The groundhog (also known as the woodchuck) is honored at Cornell for its indispensable contributions to the study of liver disease in humans.
Got questions about Groundhog Day? We've got answers. Woodchuck and groundhog are common terms for the same animal, the rodent with the scientific name of Marmota monax.