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exposure of free-ranging maned wolves (chrysocyon brachyurus) to infectious and parasitic disease agents in the noël kempff mercado national park, bolivia.maned wolves (chrysocyon brachyurus) are neotropic mammals, listed as a cites appendix ii species, with a distribution south of the amazon forest from bolivia, through northern argentina and paraguay and into eastern brazil and northern uruguay. primary threats to the survival of free-ranging maned wolves include habitat loss, road kills, and shooting by farmers. an additional threat to the conservation of maned wolves is the risk of morbidity and mortality due to infectious and parasitic diseas ...200517323558
pathogens of wild maned wolves (chrysocyon brachyurus) in brazil.the maned wolf, chrysocyon brachyurus, is an endangered neotropical canid that survives at low population densities. diseases are a potential threat for its conservation but to date have been poorly studied. we performed clinical evaluations and investigated the presence of infectious diseases through serology and coprologic tests on maned wolves from galheiro natural private reserve, perdizes city, minas gerais state, southeastern brazil. fifteen wolves were captured between 2003 and 2008. we f ...201223060508
wild canids, domestic dogs and their pathogens in southeast brazil: disease threats for canid conservation.wild canids are under many pressures, including habitat loss, fragmentation and disease. the current lack of information on the status of wildlife health may hamper conservation efforts in brazil. in this paper, we examined the prevalence of canine pathogens in 21 free-ranging wild canids, comprising 12 cerdocyon thous (crab-eating fox), 7 chrysocyon brachyurus (maned wolf), 2 lycalopex vetulus (hoary fox), and 70 non-vaccinated domestic dogs from the serra do cipó national park area, southeast ...201032214695
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