Assessing the Impact of Capture on Wild Animals: The Case Study of Chemical Immobilisation on Alpine Ibex

@inproceedings{Brivio2015AssessingTI,
  title={Assessing the Impact of Capture on Wild Animals: The Case Study of Chemical Immobilisation on Alpine Ibex},
  author={Francesca Brivio and Stefano Grignolio and Nicoletta Sica and Stefano Cerise and Bruno Bassano and Claudio Carere},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
The importance of capturing wild animals for research and conservation projects is widely shared. As this activity continues to become more common, the need to assess its negative effects increases so as to ensure ethical standards and the validity of research results. Increasing evidence has revealed that indirect (physiological and behavioural) effects of capture are as important as direct risks (death or injury) and that different capture methodologies can cause heterogeneous effects. We… CONTINUE READING