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The relationship between physiological stress and wildlife disease: consequences for health and conservation
Abstract. Wildlife populations are under increasing pressure from a variety of threatening processes, ranging from climate change to habitat loss, that can incite a physiological stress response. TheExpand
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A review of factors influencing the stress response in Australian marsupials
Conservation of Australian marsupials requires an understanding of how they respond to threats. Measuring stress hormones is an important approach to characterise animals' response to threats butExpand
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Evaluating Stress Physiology and Parasite Infection Parameters in the Translocation of Critically Endangered Woylies (Bettongia penicillata)
Translocation can be stressful for wildlife. Stress may be important in fauna translocation because it has been suggested that it can exacerbate the impact of infectious disease on translocatedExpand
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First parasitological survey of Endangered Bornean elephants Elephas maximus borneensis
Relatively few studies have been carried out on the parasites of free-ranging wild animal species, which has led to a lack of baseline parasitological data. This is a concern because endoparasitesExpand
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Host stress physiology and Trypanosoma haemoparasite infection influence innate immunity in the woylie (Bettongia penicillata).
Understanding immune function is critical to conserving wildlife in view of infectious disease threats, particularly in threatened species vulnerable to stress, immunocompromise and infection.Expand
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A survey of endoparasites in endangered Bornean elephants Elephas maximus borneensis in continuous and fragmented habitat
.................................................................................... i Acknowledgements....................................................................... ii Acronyms andExpand
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Identifying factors that influence stress physiology of the woylie, a critically endangered marsupial
Faecal glucocorticoid metabolites are minimally invasive stress physiology indices that can be used to understand how animals respond to physical and/or psychological challenges (stressors) andExpand
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Animal welfare and the killing of wildlife by captive bolt in Australia
ABSTRACT Animal welfare is an important concern wherever people are called upon to kill wildlife. Notwithstanding the ethical dilemmas surrounding the killing of wildlife in various situations, if ...
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