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Vaccinate Prairie Dogs to Save Ferrets

July 20th, 2016

Episode 526 of 582 episodes

As was widely reported on social media, the federal government is indeed going to use aerial drones to spread vaccine-laced pellets among prairie dogs to save endangered ferrets, although, contrary to some reports, no M&Ms will be involved.

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