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COMPARISON OF BLOOD VALUES IN FORAGING, NESTING, AND STRANDED LOGGERHEAD TURTLES (CARETTA CARETTA) ALONG THE COAST OF GEORGIA, USA
The health status of 83 loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta; 39 foraging, 31 nesting, and 13 stranded turtles) was analyzed using physical examinations, hematology, plasma biochemistry, plasmaExpand
CANINE DISTEMPER IN TERRESTRIAL CARNIVORES: A REVIEW
Abstract Canine distemper virus is a member of the genus Morbillivirus in the family Paramyxoviridae. Canine distemper has been recorded in domestic dogs for centuries. It is now recognized as aExpand
BLOOD VALUES IN FREE-RANGING NESTING LEATHERBACK SEA TURTLES (DERMOCHELYS CORIACEA) ON THE COAST OF THE REPUBLIC OF GABON
Abstract Leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) are the most endangered of the seven species of sea turtles. The health status of leatherbacks is largely unknown, although the number ofExpand
Putting Theory into Practice: Wildlife Health in Conservation
: Infectious and noninfectious diseases are being recognized by conservation biologists as an increasing challenge to the conservation of wildlife. The amplified role of diseases as a factor limitingExpand
Roadless Wilderness Area Determines Forest Elephant Movements in the Congo Basin
A dramatic expansion of road building is underway in the Congo Basin fuelled by private enterprise, international aid, and government aspirations. Among the great wilderness areas on earth, the CongoExpand
Effects of the environmental estrogenic contaminants bisphenol A and 17α-ethinyl estradiol on sexual development and adult behaviors in aquatic wildlife species.
Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), including the mass-produced component of plastics, bisphenol A (BPA) are widely prevalent in aquatic and terrestrial habitats. Many aquatic species, such asExpand
Variations in prevalence rates of tick-borne diseases in Zebu cattle by agroecological zone: implications for East Coast fever immunization
Abstract East Coast fever (ECF), caused by Theileria parva, is the most important tick-borne disease of cattle in much of eastern, central and southern Africa. In Kenya, immunization against ECF hasExpand
Developmental exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) alters sexual differentiation in painted turtles (Chrysemys picta).
Environmental chemicals can disrupt endocrine signaling and adversely impact sexual differentiation in wildlife. Bisphenol A (BPA) is an estrogenic chemical commonly found in a variety of habitats.Expand
HEALTH EVALUATION OF FREE-RANGING AND CAPTIVE BLUE‐FRONTED AMAZON PARROTS (AMAZONA AESTIVA) IN THE GRAN CHACO, BOLIVIA
Abstract Bolivia has a total of 47 species of Psittacidae, seven of which have been identified in our study site, the semiarid Gran Chaco of the Isoso. One species, the blue-fronted parrot (AmazonaExpand
A retrospective study of morbidity and mortality of raptors in Florida: 1988-1994.
A retrospective study was conducted on 390 raptors admitted to the University of Florida Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) during 1988-1994. Representatives of 20 species were admitted; theExpand
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