aspergillosis in gentoo penguins (pygoscelis papua) at edinburgh zoo, 1964 to 1988.aspergillosis was the commonest cause of death in gentoo penguins (pygoscelis papua) at edinburgh zoo from 1964 to 1988. chicks were the most susceptible group and 14 per cent of hatched birds died of the disease (47 per cent of post mortem diagnoses) although in two years no cases were recorded and in two other years there were outbreaks which killed more than 50 per cent of the birds hatched. there was no correlation between the size of the colony and the prevalence of the disease but the clim ...19902309389
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