Observations on neonatal mortality of the Chacoan peccary, Catagonus wagneri.

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The considerable neonatal mortality of a captive population of Chacoan peccaries, the taguá (Catagonus wagneri), in Paraguay was investigated with the examination of six newborn animals and one adult. Most deaths occur primarily because of restriction of space resulting in competition for space and nutrition. The adult had nonlethal inhalation pulmonary… (More)

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@article{Benirschke1995ObservationsON, title={Observations on neonatal mortality of the Chacoan peccary, Catagonus wagneri.}, author={Kurt Benirschke and Dr. Achim Hager and D. K. Edwards}, journal={Veterinary pathology}, year={1995}, volume={32 5}, pages={532-4} }