Skin disease affecting the conservation of the western swamp tortoise (Pseudemydura umbrina)

@article{Ladyman1998SkinDA,
  title={Skin disease affecting the conservation of the western swamp tortoise (Pseudemydura umbrina)},
  author={James Ladyman and Gerald Kuchling and Dwight Burford and Wayne S J Boardman and Shane R Raidal},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={76 11},
  pages={743-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the present position of the western swamp tortoise (Pseudemydura umbrina) as an endangered species and significant health issues affecting efforts to save it from extinction. PROCEDURE A retrospective analysis of the husbandry, hospital and pathology records of the western swamp tortoise captive breeding program at Perth Zoo. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING