Mortalities due to constipation and dystocia caused by intraperitoneal radio-transmitters in Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)

@article{Lechenne2011MortalitiesDT,
  title={Mortalities due to constipation and dystocia caused by intraperitoneal radio-transmitters in Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)},
  author={Monique Lechenne and Jon Martin Arnemo and Caroline Br{\"o}jer and Henrik Andr{\'e}n and Erik Olof {\AA}gren},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={58},
  pages={503-506}
}
Three lynx (Lynx lynx) were found dead following complications after a surgically implanted free-floating intraperitoneal radio-transmitter became lodged within the pelvic canal. Two yearling lynx died due to consequences following severe constipation as the transmitter compressed the colon. Both were emaciated, with no abdominal or intrapelvic fat, which… CONTINUE READING