Evaluation of injury severity and hematologic and plasma biochemistry values for recently captured North American river otters (Lontra canadensis).


As part of a reintroduction program, blood samples from free-ranging, recently captured Nearctic river otters (Lontra canadensis) in eastern New York state were collected and analyzed to determine baseline hematology and plasma biochemistry values for the source population, and to determine whether these values were significant predictors of trap-injury… (More)


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