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Capture and immobilization of African wolves (Canis lupaster) in the Ethiopian Highlands

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We captured 14 individual African wolves (Canis lupaster) a total of 16 times in the Ethiopian Highlands in April 2015 and March 2016 by using rubber-lined foothold traps and immobilized them with dexmedetomidine-ketamine. Traps were baited with sheep meat and surveyed every 2 h. Capture efficiency (number of captures per number of visits) was 0.94, and capture rate (number of captures per number of trap nights) was 0.24. Trapped wolves were immobilized with 0.025 mg/kg dexmedetomidine and 8-...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7589/2017-03-063

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Rufford Small Grants Foundation More from this funder
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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund More from this funder
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Publisher:
Wildlife Disease Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Journal website
Volume:
54
Issue:
1
Pages:
175-179
Publication date:
2018-01-01
Acceptance date:
2017-08-23
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EISSN:
1943-3700
ISSN:
0090-3558
Pmid:
29048263
Source identifiers:
742499
Language:
English
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pubs:742499
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2018-02-27

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