COMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY AND PARTURITION IN AFRICAN WHITE-BELLIED PANGOLINS (PHATAGINUS TRICUSPIS)

@article{AitkenPalmer2019COMPLICATIONSAW,
  title={COMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY AND PARTURITION IN AFRICAN WHITE-BELLIED PANGOLINS (PHATAGINUS TRICUSPIS)},
  author={Copper Aitken-Palmer and Thomas W. Demaar and James G. Johnson and Jennifer Langan and Jonathan Bergmann and Sathya K Chinnadurai and H{\'e}ctor la Rosa Guerra and Deborah A Carboni and Michael J Adkesson},
  journal={Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine},
  year={2019},
  volume={50},
  pages={678 - 687}
}
Abstract: There are no studies to date on the normal reproductive physiology of African white-bellied pangolins (Phataginus tricuspis). As a reclusive species, little is known about normal gestation, successful parturition, and potential complications during pregnancy. Ten female P. tricuspis were diagnosed as pregnant and monitored under professional care. Five developed complications during pregnancies or during parturition and are detailed in this case series. Dystocia occurred in two dams… 

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