The need for pre-release health screening in animal translocations: a case study of the Cuban iguana ( Cyclura nubila )

@inproceedings{Alberts1998TheNF,
  title={The need for pre-release health screening in animal translocations: a case study of the Cuban iguana ( Cyclura nubila )},
  author={Allison C. Alberts and Marcie Oliva and Michael B Worley and Sam R Telford and Patrick J. Morris and Donald L. Janssen},
  year={1998}
}
  • Allison C. Alberts, Marcie Oliva, +3 authors Donald L. Janssen
  • Published 1998
  • Biology
  • A serious concern with the increasing use of translocation and reintroduction in animal conservation programs is the potential for disease transmission between captive and free-ranging populations. As part of an experimental headstarting program, 45 juvenile Cuban iguanas, Cyclura nubila , were artificially incubated, maintained in captivity for six to 18 months, and subsequently released into natural areas on the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Prior to release, all animals underwent… CONTINUE READING

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