Does contraceptive treatment in wildlife result in side effects? A review of quantitative and anecdotal evidence.

@article{Gray2010DoesCT,
  title={Does contraceptive treatment in wildlife result in side effects? A review of quantitative and anecdotal evidence.},
  author={Meeghan E. Gray and Elissa Z. Cameron},
  journal={Reproduction},
  year={2010},
  volume={139 1},
  pages={45-55}
}
The efficacy of contraceptive treatments has been extensively tested, and several formulations are effective at reducing fertility in a range of species. However, these formulations should minimally impact the behavior of individuals and populations before a contraceptive is used for population manipulation, but these effects have received less attention. Potential side effects have been identified theoretically and we reviewed published studies that have investigated side effects on behavior… CONTINUE READING

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