Effects of Winter Ticks and Internal Parasites on Moose Survival in Vermont, USA

@article{Debow2021EffectsOW,
  title={Effects of Winter Ticks and Internal Parasites on Moose Survival in Vermont, USA},
  author={Jacob Debow and Joshua Blouin and Elias Rosenblatt and Cedric Alexander and Katherina Gieder and Walter O. Cottrell and James D. Murdoch and Therese M Donovan},
  journal={The Journal of Wildlife Management},
  year={2021}
}
Moose (Alces alces) have experienced considerable declines along the periphery of their range in the northeastern United States. In Vermont, the population declined 45% from 2010 to 2017 despite minimal hunter harvest and adequate habitat. Similarly, nearby populations recently experienced epizootics characterized by >50% mortality. Declines have largely been associated with the effects of winter ticks (Dermacentor albipictus), but uncertainty exists about the effects of environmental and other… 
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