Feds Strap Vaccine-Laced M&M’s To Drones, Drop Them On Prairie Dogs

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) plans to drop vaccine-laden, peanut butter-covered M&M’s from drones as part of its plan to save the black-footed ferret from sylvatic plague-ridden prairie dogs. Officials will release vaccine-laden M&M’s at the UL Bend National Wildlife Refuge in Montana to target prairie dogs with sylvatic plague, a flea-borne disease from…