Why do animals walk in a circle? This is the rare disease

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They have gone viral in the last few days. dozens of videos through social networks that cause concern between Internet users and the population in general, since it is observed animals of multiple species and parts of the world behave strangely.

The clips show how the animals act, which according to those who upload the videos on digital platforms, walk in circles for hours or days without any explanation or apparent reason. Although in most packs they are exhibited in this way, there are also films of solo pets that rotate almost on their own axis. Sheep, bees, ants, fish, and birds are just some of the examples.

This has led users to spread all kinds of theories that try to explain the reason for which in many countries this phenomenon has been recorded. They highlight the magnetism of the earth, 5G mobile networks and even the God connection; However, the Hartpuppy University shares the possible reason animals walk in circles.

Stereotype, possible cause of the strange behavior of animals in the world

One of the first non-conspiracy theories offered by experts is the stereotypywhich is the way you define a involuntary, coordinated, non-purposive, rhythmic movement and that it is carried out in an identified way in each repetition. Matt Bell, a professor in the department of agriculture at the University of Hartpury in England, attributed this behavior to this type of movement disorder.

What is listerosis, a disease that made animals walk in circles?

For their part, veterinarians from the company Molecare Farm Bets commented that behavior could be listeriosis, a serious infection caused by a virus. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) specifies that this condition enters the body through consumption of contaminated food con Listeria.

The animals that most easily contract listeriosis are ruminants such as sheep, goats and cattle, although cases have also been reported in rabbits, guinea pigs, dogs, cats, pigs, birds, fish and crustaceans.

How do animals get listeriosis and what are the symptoms?

can causer inflammation in the brain, abortions or poisoning in the blood. Symptoms include depression, loss of appetite, fever, lack of coordinationfacial paralysis and walking in circles.


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