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Volume 37, Issue 2
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It is nearly 30 years since the late Hon. Arthur Douglass, of Heatherton Towers, first noticed the presence of this parasite in his birds and first recognised it as a serious menace to the industry. Specimens of the wire worm were shown to Dr. Becker, Grahamstown, and also forwarded to Prof. Cobbold, the famous English parasitologist.

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